Past Scholarship Winners

KAY LIVINGSTONE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS Name Year School Amount George McAuley 1992 John Paul II S. S $500 Frankie Samuels 1992 Banting S. S $250 Michael Hendricks 1992 Regina Mundi College $250 Anne Marie Kamanye 1993 Sir Wilfrid Laurier S. S $500 Ed Richards 1993 Regina Mundi College $250 Andrea Seymore 1993 H. B. Beal Secondary…

Goals, Objectives and Membership

The objectives for which the Congress was established. To provide a network of solidarity for Black Women of South-Western Ontario and to be a united voice in the defense and extension of human rights and liberties of Black Women of Canada. To foster a climate in which it is acceptable for Black Women to openly…

2011 Gwen Jenkins Scholarship Awards

Established in memory of the late Ms. Gwen Jenkins, founding President of the Congress of Black Women of Canada, London Chapter. This scholarship is awarded annually to mature students pursuing post-secondary education. One scholarship valued at $500 is available. Elligible candidates will be a Mature Female student, from the London-Middlesex area, who desires to further…

Membership Application

Individual membership in the Congress shall be: Open to all Black Women, sixteen (16) years of age and older Membership in the London Chapter of Congress, upon payment of the required fees, is automatically affiliated with the Ontario Region of the Congress and with the National Congress of Black Women of Canada. To become a…

2007 Scholarship Awards Night

The 17th annual Scholarship Awards Dinner was held on Saturday, June 16, 2007.  At the event the Congress recongnized deserving young men and women who received the Kay Livingstone and the Gwen Jenkins scholarship awards this year.  The Veronica Dryden Woman of Distinction award as well as the Wole Soyinka literary award were also awarded at…

Yaphet Robinson Awards

The Yaphet Robinson Humanity Award Sponsored by the Congress of Black Women of Canada, London Chapter ThisĀ  award is presented annually to a young persons, for example, London Secondary School student in recognition of demonstrated leadership in promoting racial harmony. In particular, concern and commitment to equality of all persons. No application is required. The…

Gwen Jenkins

About the Congress – London Chapter

The Congress of Black Women of Canada (London Chapter) was founded in 1989 by the late Gwen Jenkins. The Congress is a voluntary, non-profit, national organization with chapters across Canada, from Halifax on the Atlantic coast to Vancouver on the Pacific coast. We are always looking for new members. Any Black female, age 16 years…