April 2024 Recap

Welcome to the April 2024 Recap! In this month’s roundup, we’re excited to share resources and our latest achievements. From ongoing advocacy efforts to successful programs and free events, April has been a testament to our commitment to making a difference. Stay tuned as we set the stage for continued progress in the months ahead.

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Funding Opportunity: Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program

Canadian Heritage’s Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Program (MARP) prioritizes events honouring Black Canadians and combatting anti-Asian racism. Eligible events celebrate cultural heritage and promote understanding. Stay tuned for FBC’s upcoming collaboration process for community organizations involved in these events.

Apply now for the SheaMoisture Dream Fund Grant

The Dream Fund Grant in partnership with The Diversity Agency is providing Black female-owned businesses with financial resources, networks, and entrepreneurial education needed to thrive. Apply now for the SheaMoisture Dream Fund Grant.

Call for STBBI interviews

Calling all Ontario Black residents aged 18-34! Your participation in our STBBI project is vital for equity-led research. By joining, you’re not just contributing data – you’re helping ensure that future interventions are tailored to the needs of our community.

Participate in a Research Study on Black Entrepreneurship in Canada

FBC partners with DPBA for a groundbreaking study on Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Led by Dr. Gerald Grant, this research aims to illuminate the challenges and triumphs of Black business owners. Your input will drive policy and support for Black-owned businesses nationwide. Join us in shaping a brighter future.

  Test Your Knowledge  

Trivia Section

1. Which town was home to the Coloured All-Stars, an all-Black organized baseball team during the Great Depression?

a) Toronto, ON
b) Churchill, MB
c) Bouchervile, QC
d) Chatman, ON

2. In 1946, Nova Scotian businesswoman Viola Desmond challenged racial segregation by:

a) Protesting equal access to educational facilities for Black students in New Glasgow.
b) Leading a boycott of segregated public transportation in New Glasgow.
c) Drinking from a Whites-only water fountain in New Glasgow.
d) Refusing to leave the Whites-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow.

View Trivia Answers

Trivia: D; D


Guess that Flag Section

Flag features horizontal bands of red, blue, and green, with a black isosceles triangle on the hoist side. The top band is bright red, below there is a blue band. The bottom band is green. The black triangle, outlined in white, points toward the center of the flag. In the center of the triangle is a yellow-gold, five-pointed star.
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Flags: South Africa; Uganda

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