The London Police Service is proud to recognize high school youth from the African, Caribbean and Black communities at the Trailblazer Awards. The nights keynote speaker will be businesswoman and previous PEACE employee Charity Kabango. Everyone is invited to attend. Hor d’oeuvres will be served after the awards presentation 6:00 PM London Police…
Leading the Way for Minority Rights and Women in Canada On October 13, 1918, Kathleen “Kay” Livingstone (née Jenkins) was born in London, Ontario. Her parents founded the newspaper The Dawn of Tomorrow and instilled in Kay an early sense of community and civil rights. Throughout her life, she would be an inspiration for…
Yesterday was our Annual General meeting held at the London Cross Cultural Learning Centre from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The meeting started promptly and the members were quite happy that we stuck to our two-hour time slot. For those who couldn’t make it, here is a brief synopsis The Acting President Liz Akano shared…
About the Yaphet Robinson Award
This is awarded annually to a young person who has shown extra-ordinary commitment to human rights and the dignity of all persons in the London, Ontario community.
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About Yaphet Robinson (1979—2000)
Yaphet Raphael Robinson was struck by a car on May 22nd 2000 and slipped into a coma until his untimely passing on June 3 2000.
The circumstances surrounding his death caused some racial tension in London, Ontario. To this end, Marike Hildreth a friend of the CBWCL initiated a special award in 2001 in memory of Yaphet as well as honour people who show commitment to upholding human rights within the city of London, Ontario.
Aden Hamza – 2015 winner of the Yaphet Robinson memorial award
About Aden Hamza
Aden is a highly intelligent, compassionate, community conscious individual who, is committed to being an agent of change for human rights.
2011 Scholarship Dinner
Black Professional and Business Networking Presented by THE CONGRESS OF BLACK WOMEN – London Chapter United Kutz -147 King St. W, London Friday, October 21, 2011 Doors Open at 7pm Welcome at 7:45pm Cost: $25 Join us for an evening of networking and socializing with other professionals and business owners. Our last event brought together…