Hello Community, The recent eruptions of the La Soufrière volcano on the island of St. Vincent has caused thousands of persons to be displaced, under emergency evacuation orders from the […]
ABOUT THE CCAWR
The Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region is a non-profit organization serving Waterloo Region’s Caribbean community. Organized in 1975, we are committed to strengthening and enhancing the quality of life of families and individuals by providing culturally sensitive programs, support, resources, education and training.
The CCAWR aims to promote the social, cultural and economic interests of, and advocate for, the Caribbean community in the Region of Waterloo.
PERSONS OF DISTINCTION
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
Words of Inspiration
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”
Waterloo Region has one of the world’s fastest-growing tech sectors and the world’s second-highest start-up density after Silicon Valley*. The Region of Waterloo and surrounding areas are known for innovation […]
The CCAWR, BrainSTEM Alliance and the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum will be hosting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Day for Black students in the Region of Waterloo on […]
November 14, 2020
Hello Community, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln The CCAWR’s Mission and Vision are, respectively: “To promote the social, cultural […]
Irene Ekweozoh, a PhD student with dual Canadian-Nigerian citizenship living in Waterloo, is scheduled to appear for a First Hearing on November 3rd, in Kitchener, on a charge of assault. […]
Hello Community, Decisions are being made daily, in places we have not traditionally had access to. Those decisions affect you, your family and your community. Your community needs representation- get […]
News You Can Use
Celebrating Black History Month at Waterloo Public Library
Discover Black History Month programs, events and reading lists below and join the celebration.
Black History Month Events at Kitchener Public Library
Black Heritage Month in Guelph
Being Black in Canada – CBC
The X Page Workshop
A Storytelling Workshop is a community arts initiative that connects women who are immigrants or refugees with artists who assist and mentor them in writing and performing their own stories. The deadline to apply is March 25, 2021 and spaces are limited.
Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) in Future Studies with application to Cities
We seek an energetic and dynamic scholar with demonstrated potential for leading academic programing and research related to future studies in the area of cities. Applicants should have an interest to study and critically evaluate plausible futures and their broader societal implications, and to contribute to scholarship and contemporary decision-making in planning and/or broader public policy related to cities and their diverse inhabitants.
Sustainability and Financial Management, Three-year Definite Term Lecturer
Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, combined with deep expertise in one or more of the following areas: sustainable finance, sustainable investment, integrated reporting, environmental finance, social finance, and ESG materiality and accounting.
Two Board of Directors, Volunteer Posting at Reep Green Solutions
Reep Green Solutions is looking for board members who share our vision and passion, and who
recognize the opportunities and importance of this unique challenge. Reep Green Solutions is an environmental charity that helps people in Waterloo Region live sustainably. Our current focus areas are home energy efficiency, water conservation, healthy yards, and waste reduction.
Job Posting – System Navigator – Anti-Black Racism Focus
The System Navigator shall provide outreach to prospective and current students who identify as African, Caribbean or Black (ACB), by working cooperatively with communities to co-create supportive pathways for learners.
$221 Million in Loans for Black Entrepreneurs
Scholarships Recognize Achievements of Black Students – Waterloo Record Article!
Words of advice and inspiration from young people in Waterloo region who won this year’s Awards of Excellence
Waterloo Region District School Board Hiring Teachers
Region Announces Members of Anti-Racism Advisory Working Group
Waterloo Catholic District School Board – Equity Officer Job Posting
Applications will be accepted until January 8, 2021.