Category Archive: 'News'

CCAWR Scholarships for 2020

2020 has been a challenging year with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the CCAWR is still be offering its annual scholarships ($1500.00 or more) to young people of Caribbean heritage that are living in the Waterloo Region. If you are graduating or graduated from high school, attending university/college, or pursuing other post-secondary education, you could be […]

Looking Back 365 Days

Hello Community! Last month I shared with you resources for surviving and thriving during the pandemic. Here’s hoping and praying that you are coping well with the changes to your routines and plans. The good news is that, for the most part, our community has been successful in reducing the spread of the disease. “This […]

Ingrid’s Award

Ingrid Berkeley-Brown and Sonia Thomas were the only two black women in their class at police college. For 30 years they’ve risen through the ranks and maintained a unique friendship. Please visit this link from thestar.com to see the full article.

Article of Lauris, Chloe and Marcia

Three black women will be honoured in Kitchener on Thursday for their lifetime of service combating racism and discrimination. But all three women — retired teachers Marcia Smellie and Chloe Callender, and retired nurse Lauris DaCosta — all said that part of them will be in Ferguson, Mo. That city is engulfed in fires, riots […]