The Congress of Black Women of Canada – Waterloo Region (CBW) and the Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR) are jointly hosting the 2023 Annual Awards of Excellence! We […]

CCAWR Scholarship Program – Applications Open for 2023!

April-30-2023 The CCAWR scholarship program is now in it’s 20th year and had another successful year in 2022. We awarded 8 scholarships last year and 26 over the last three […]

2022 Holiday Greetings

Hello friends and supporters, Congratulations to those who wished for a White Christmas! Wherever you are celebrating the holidays, stay safe and warm. The CCAWR wishes you a joyful and […]

Awards of Excellence 2022 – Tickets Now on Sale

Hello Community,Tickets for the 2022 Awards of Excellence are now on sale: us on Sunday, September 25th as the Congress of Black Women of Canada – Waterloo Region (CBW) and […]

CCAWR Scholarships for 2022- Deadline is July 15

  June-21-2022 Many Scholarships Available for 2022 Up to eight (8) university and college scholarships will be offered in 2022. The scholarship awards will range from $1,500 to $3,000. Students of […]

Family Brunch 2022

Mark Your Calendars! The Scholarship program is celebrating its 20th anniversary! After almost two and a half years of lockdowns and quarantines, we can finally socialize in person once more. […]

CCAWR Scholarship Program – Applications Open for 2022!

March-31-2022   The CCAWR scholarship program had another successful year in 2021. Despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we awarded a record ten (10) scholarships to several outstanding […]

Applications Open for LiftOff’s Second Cohort!

Join the LiftOff Black Entrepreneurship Program! The LiftOff Program is currently accepting applications for its second cohort. If you have a business you wish to grow, or you have an […]

LiftOff By CCAWR is Hiring!

Hello Community, In August the CCAWR launched the LiftOff program for Black business entrepreneurs. The LiftOff program is a business incubator designed to help members of the Black community start […]

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In Support of Indigenous Peoples’ Search for Truth

Hello Community, The past few months have brought us heartbreaking news on a mass burial site for up to 215 Indigenous children at a former residential school in Kamloops BC, and the […]