Fri, Feb 24|
Notre année: Celebrating Black Francophones
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Time & Location
Feb 24, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
About the Event
Event: 2023 Black History Month
Theme: Notre année: Celebrating Black Francophones
When: February 24, 2023, from 11:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Microsoft Teams videoconferencing
The purpose of this event is to spotlight and celebrate the success and achievements of Black Francophones and recognize their positive contributions in our society. This event will be in both English and French.
Line up of invited guest speakers:
- The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Co-Founder of Michaëlle Jean Foundation, 27th Governor General, Commander-in-Chief of Canada ( 2005-2010), Unesco Special Envoy for Haiti (2010-2014) & 3rd Secretary General of La Francophonie (2014-2018)
- Myriam Jean-Baptiste, Owner and Co-Founder of LS Cream Liqueur
- Tatiana Zinga Botao, Co-founder of Le Théâtre de La Sentinelle
- Amikley Fontaine, President of the Sylvenie Lindor Foundation
AMAPCEO, Black & Francophone Caucuses: The Union for Ontario's Professional Employees
On The Stoop (OTS): An OPS employee group dedicated to achieve equitable public services and eliminate oppression from the OPS.