Light Out of Darkness

The Congress of Black Women, London Chapter commemorated the Bicentenary of The Abolition of The British Slave Trade.  Beginning Friday September 14th, through to the 16th, 2007. This weekend was intended to educate and stimulate our community, as we reflected on our past, with a keen eye on the future.  Events included a concert by…

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Gwen Jenkins Memorial Scholarship

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…

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Kay Livingstone Memorial Scholarships

Annual Scholarship Awards. Sponsored by the Congress of Black Women of Canada, London Chapter (Two $500 scholarships) offered to Afro-Canadian Students, from the London-Middlesex area, who meet the selection criteria. Candidates must provide evidence of Academic Excellence, Community Involvement and Financial Need. Deadline for submission of completed forms is May 15. Download Application Form: Word…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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