Black Leadership & Recognition Breakfast with United Way GT

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January 13, 2024

Join us for our Black History Month kick-off event and celebrate the International Decade for People of African Descent.

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Presented by United Way Greater Toronto and the Federation of Black Canadians, this breakfast event will explore the theme: ‘Beyond the Decade: Empowering the Next Generation.’

Aligned with the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015–2024), this year’s celebration holds particular significance. At UWGT and FBCFCN, we honor the contributions of Black communities not just in February but throughout the year. Save the date to recognize the positive impact of individuals of African descent, celebrate past achievements, and engage in discussions about the future.

We will discuss the achievements and opportunities for the next generation to build equitable communities. We will present community awards, host a panel discussion, and feature a special guest as a keynote speaker (TBC).

Don’t miss the chance to reconnect with old friends and network with our Peel, Toronto, and York Region partners.

Limited tickets available. Secure your spot by January 23!

We hope to see you there.

Take a look at a previous year’s recap video.

Event Details

Date: Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Time: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport- Near Pearson Airport

Ticket per person: $75 (Click here to purchase tickets)

Black Leadership and Recognition Breakfast Awards (AWARDS CLOSED)

Nominations for the Black Leadership and Recognition Awards is still open. Please use the hyperlinks below to nominate someone you feel is making significant contributions to the Black community in York, Peel, and or Toronto and is deserving of one of our 3 prestigious awards. The deadline for nominations is Friday January 19th, 2024.

  1. Community Leadership Award
  2. Youth Leadership Award
  3. Leadership in Business Award


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