Congress of Black History – Lawrence Hill

The Congress of Black Women, Waterloo Region and Kitchener Public Library are pleased to host Lawrence Hill talking about his debut novel for young readers, Beatrice and Croc Harry. Registration is required for this event, please visit: 85: Queen Lawrence Hill

Black Innovators In STEM: Vision and Images – (Grades 1 to 3)

BrainSTEM Alliance is partnering with CCAWR and Kitchener Public Library for Black Heritage Month to highlight Black Innovators in STEM! About this event The Canadian Caribbean Association of Waterloo Region (CCAWR), Kitchener Public Library (KPL) and BrainSTEM Alliance invite Grades 1-3 to get ready to explore Vision & Images this February! In this 1-hour virtual [...]

Black Presence in Berlin – Walking Tour – Registration

Black Presence in Berlin explores Waterloo Region’s early Black History on a guided walking tour in Downtown Kitchener to meet some of our community’s earliest Black settlers. Entrepreneurs, teachers, domestic workers, lawyers, and musicians made contributions to the history of Waterloo Region, yet so little is known or told about who these people were, the lives [...]

BLK: An Origin Story

BLK: An Origin Story (Black History Month Series) S1 - NEW Synopsis: This four part series explores untold stories of Black Canadians, from the early settlers of Ontario to the gold rush era of BC; from the Maroons of Nova Scotia to Montreal’s vibrant Little Burgundy neighbourhood, this series aims to show that Black History [...]