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DDSB hosts the 1st Empower Her Conference

On March 29, students from Ajax and Pickering in Grades 6-8 will come together at the Education Centre to participate in the DDSB's first ever Empower Her … Roots Conference. The goal of the conference is to enhance the well-being and success of young black girls. The event will empower, uplift...

Parent Involvement Committee Opportunities

The Durham District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is calling for applications for volunteer Parent Representatives from each of the following areas:  Pickering, Brock/Uxbridge/Scugog.  Expressions of interest for the role of Community Representative will also be accepted.  Successful applicants will commit to a two-year term.
The PIC strives to...

DBEN Hosts 9th Annual And Still We Rise Conference

On March 4 th , Durham Black Educator's Network (DBEN) will host the 9 th annual And Still We Rise Student Leadership Conference with support from the Durham District School Board (DDSB). The conference, which is geared towards DDSB students who represent the Black Diaspora across the Durham Region, is structured...

Together We Are: Family Empowerment Program Kick-off

"Together We Are" Family Empowerment Program and the Durham District School Board (DDSB)/School Community Council (SCC) Parent Engagement Office have partnered to provide a FREE six-week workshop series to Black families with children (age 6-11) living in the Durham Region. This program is supported by the Ministry of Children, Community and...

I Am Jazz School and Community Reading

On February 28th educators and allies across Canada will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting the 2 nd annual school and community readings of the children's book I Am Jazz . The book was written by transgender teen trailblazer Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel. The book offers Jazz's account of...