2023 Third Quarter Newsletter

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SSLP: Empowering Futures, One Student at a Time

The Supports for Student Learning Program (SSLP) launched its second Brampton cohort in September, continuing its mission to make a significant impact on the educational landscape. In the 2022-23 academic year, we initially launched SSLP in Brampton, Ontario, through...

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Save the Date: Giving Tuesday

Help young black adults futures! November 28th is Giving Tuesday and we want you to be a part of the journey to support young black adults. Our SSLP program is so close to reaching it’s 2023 fundraising goal of $60,000 to prepare these young adults for the future. Your support has brought us close, and with your help, we will have an impact in the lives of young individuals. Mark your calendar, spread the word and on November 28th make a donation to help young black adults prepare for their future. Together, we can make a lasting difference. Make your donation here.

Important Days Recognized

Emancipation Day on August 1st marked the end of slavery in Canada and the British Empire in 1834. It’s a time to reflect on our history and the ongoing fight against racism and for inclusivity. FBC recognizes the legacy of slavery and continues to work towards dismantling systemic barriers and promoting justice for Black Canadians.

We celebrated International Youth Day on August 12th, acknowledging the energy and vision of our young Canadians. FBC is committed to empowering our youth through mentorship, education, and community initiatives, creating platforms for them to excel and contribute to our nation’s future.

On September 30th, FBC observed National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, standing in solidarity with Indigenous communities in Canada. This day is a reminder of the ongoing journey towards healing and understanding. FBC remains dedicated to supporting reconciliation with Indigenous communities.

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