Events

We host events for our members and community. From networking socials, art collectives, consultations, and summits, we have something for everyone! We also promote cultural, educational, leadership, and youth events for racialized groups and community partners. If you would like your event promoted on this page, contact us.

 

 

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October 2017

Jamaicas Heroes and Awards Gala

October 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall, 523 St. Anthony Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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$80

An evening honouring people who have made a difference in our community as Jamaica celebrates 55 years of independence. Guest speaker: Karen Redwood Special appearance: Angele Smith DJs: David Supersound…

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Balancing Your Side Hustle When You Have A 9-5

October 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$15

The creative life isn’t always an easy one. How do you maintain motivation and focus on your dreams while still dealing the realities of everyday life? Join Local Talks, along…

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November 2017

Brown Beauties Lunching Ottawa: Fixing Each Other’s Crowns

November 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd
Ottawa, Ontario K1E 0A1 Canada
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$47

On Sunday November 5th 2017, bring your girl squad for a day of empowerment, sisterhood and cocktails to our signature event Brown Beauties Brunching (BBB). This edition will take place…

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Y Career Week – Central

November 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Taggart YMCA-YWCA, 180 Argyle Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 6B7 Canada
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Join us for Y Career Week(s)  where we will be offering a number of special free workshops and information sessions to help you in your job search and networking. View…

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Y Career Week – West

November 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - November 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Taggart YMCA-YWCA, 180 Argyle Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 6B7 Canada
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Join us for Y Career Week(s)  where we will be offering a number of special free workshops and information sessions to help you in your job search and networking. View…

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Ottawa for Dominica – Fundraiser

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cultural Arts Studio, 40 Colonnade Rd.
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Help raise funds to help Dominica in their relief efforts. Funds raised will help schools affected. 100% of proceeds to be directed to Dominica Join our efforts by participating in :…

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December 2017

National Black Canadians Summit

December 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - December 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Public Library, 789 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8 Canada
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Event includes 80 speakers from across Canada, 16 strategic planning sessions and several performances to mark the International Decade for People of African Descent.

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Celebrate Canada, Hockey, and Black History

December 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - December 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Celebrate the history of Black Canadians in our national sport, hockey.

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January 2018

Youth Action Plan Consultation

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Free

How do you want to make Ottawa a more youth friendly city? Let your voice be heard at the racialized youth consultation for the City of Ottawa Youth Action Plan. 

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February 2018

9th Annual Global Community Alliance Gala & Award Ceremony

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - February 25 @ 1:30 am
Mariott Hotel (Victoria Ballroom), 100 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P5R7 Canada
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$75

Celebrate diversity! Enjoy a night of networking, recognition, and entertainment. Tickets are $75. Proceeds will be donated to Ottawa School Breakfast Program.

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