February, 2016

Black Words Matter: Celebrating Black Literary Achievement

The National Reading Campaign in partnership with TD Bank present an evening of performances, readings and panel discussion celebrating Black literary achievement. We’ll also have live painting, music, and a reception to follow! When: February 26 | 7:00pm Where: Art Gallery of Hamilton | 123 King Street West, Hamilton Cost: $10 AUTHORS George Elliot Clarke is the Canada’s 7th Parliamentary […]

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Nominate a professional who supports Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs)

Nominations are now being accepted for the Kathryn Allen Award that recognizes professionals who demonstrate excellence and have made outstanding contributions in their work to promote the successful registration of Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) as RN/RPN/LPNs in Canada, and/or the integration of IENs into the Canadian health care workforce. The award is named in honor […]

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New documentary on racial equity and racism in Hamilton

McMaster University Ph.D students – Ismaël Traoré and Lisa Watt – recently released an educational documentary entitled “Hamilton’s Ugly Underbelly: Racism”. The film captures the personal stories of Hamiltonians who have experienced blatant and covert forms of discrimination and acknowledges the efforts some are making to heal and bring change. It also covers one of the […]

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Black History Month 2016

Here are some events that are happening in Hamilton in celebration of Black History Month 2016. Passage to Freedom: Secretes of the Underground Railroad The City of Hamilton’s Access & Equity office presents the exhibit “Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad”. Come and learn about the underground railroad. The exhibit explores slavery, the […]

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