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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...

The “OWNING YOUR PATH” Women’s Empowerment Conference

The DDSB Education Centre will host an engaging group of speakers to explore topics of women's empowerment through activities, presentations, and discussion. The "Owning Your Path" Women's Empowerment Conference will feature a keynote address from Shawnee Talbot, a singer/songwriter from Six Nations of the Grand River, who will perform three of...