Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Location:Carleton Dominion Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper Street
Audience:Anyone, Carleton Community

More Information

On February 5th, 2020, you are invited to join us for a family-friendly evening showcasing artistic performances, guest speakers and discussions fostering cross-cultural understanding and appreciation. The event will highlight African diasporic accomplishments and culture, as well as draw attention to the challenges, strengths and resilience of Black communities in Canada.

The event will celebrate Ottawa’s African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) students, staff, faculty and communities through food, stories, interactive entertainment and critical discussion.

  • Dinner with early bird tickets. Dinner will be served from 5:00 PM to 5:50 PM.
  • The program will be from 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • Free parking is available onsite (off Lisgar)
  • Keynote speaker: Lori Chambers, producer, director and co-author “Because She Cares: A Poetic Retelling”

Ticket Details

As there are a limited number of dinner tickets, please book your free tickets early. If you would rather attend the event without food service, please click the appropriate ticket option. Tickets for the event will be available via the Eventbrite site on Saturday, January 18th at 11:00am.

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