Oshawa / Whitby Chapter

Oshawa / Whitby Chapter

Oshawa / Whitby ChapterOshawa / Whitby ChapterOshawa / Whitby Chapter

Congress of Black Women Of Ontario

About the Congress

Our Mission

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Our Mission is to provide a forum for Black Women to improve their lives by identifying and addressing issues which affect them, their families and their communities. 


 With or without assistance, the black woman manages to educate her children, tend to her sick and aged, labours both inside and outside her home.   


She survives-and the race survives.


Mrs Vera Jackson, President, CBWC (Montreal) 07-07-08 

The Cactus - A Fitting Symbol

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The Congress of Black Women of Canada chose the cactus as a symbol to show the strength and resiliency of Black women.


The Cactus is of a family of plants that thrives under the most adverse conditions.  No matter how arid the soil, no matter that no care or attention is given, the cactus survives, multiplies, flowers and bears fruit.


A fitting symbol!

Membership & Meetings

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MEMBERSHIP IS OPEN to 

All black women 16 years and over


CHAPTER MEETINGS are held on the first Saturday of every month at 7pm at:

Iroquois Sports Complex

500 Victoria St West, Whitby, ON 

Upcoming Events

Monthly Meeting - January 25, 2020

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 


PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST MEMBERS MEETING FOR 2020.


Our JANUARY Members Meeting was rescheduled and will now take place on 

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Iroquois Sports Complex (500 Victoria St. W, Whitby) 

from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE


 Our Special Guest at this meeting will be Judy Douglas, our Treasurer who who be hosting a Financial Seminar at 8 p.m. called on the topic of Credit 101.

Reading nook

Suggested Reading

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"Sometimes My Mother Gets Angry"  by  Bebe Moore Campbell 

Suggested Reading

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"Becoming" by Michelle Obama.

Suggested Reading

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"The Path Made Clear" by Oprah Winfrey

Our Executive Team 2019/20

Angela Todd

President

Vanessa Reid

Vice President

Judy Douglas

Treasurer

Akuah Frempong

Secretary