MEDIA CENTER

2021 Holiday Greetings

Hello friends and supporters, In this, our second holiday season with limited interactions, we are thankful for the chance to connect with you virtually. The CCAWR wishes you a joyful […]

Applications Open for LiftOff’s First Cohort!

Join the LiftOff Black Entrepreneurship Program! We are proud to announce that the LiftOff program began accepting applications for its first cohort on November 22! Give your business a lift […]

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 […]

2021 CCAWR Scholarships ranging from $1500 to $3000. Deadline is July 15th!

July-04-2021 Hello Community, The deadline for our CCAWR scholarship applications is approaching fast! We wanted to remind everyone that scholarships are available from $1500 to $3000 this year, and the […]

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How to Support Relief Efforts for St Vincent and the Grenadines

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 […]

CCAWR Scholarships – Now Open for 2021

April-04-2021 The CCAWR scholarship program had a successful year and continues to grow from strength to strength. Last year, despite the challenges of COVID-19, a record number of scholarships were […]

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Announcing the CCAWR Incubator Program (Liftoff)

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 […]

COVID-19 And The Importance Of Vaccinations

Hello Community! COVID-19 has impacted the health of Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour (BIPOC) to a much greater degree than the rest of the population. As a result, there are specific initiatives underway at […]

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Science Technology Engineering Mathematics Day for Black Students on March 7th

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 […]