Are you a member or leader of a national, regional, local social, musical, ethnic or cultural organization? Are you an artist, painter, member of a theater company, advocacy group, religious organisation, school teacher or student leader? Do you work in a federal, provincial or municipal government department, educational institution, hospital, community health centre or other health or social service agency, NGO, or non-profit agency? Do you want an opportunity to showcase your organization in a high profile event? If so, we invite you to be a part of the February 2019 Black History Month celebrations. Black History Month celebrates the contribution of people of African descent to the Canadian mosaic, and Black History Ottawa is looking for individuals and groups to bring variety to the program in February 2019.
Name of your organization
Name of event with short description
Date and time of event
Location of event
Cover charge (if applicable)
Contact person, phone & e-mail
Website address (if applicable)
Event submission deadline is December 31, 2018. Submissions received after this date will not be included in the 2019 Black History Month calendar which will be posted on the Black History Ottawa website: www.blackhistoryottawa.org.
Note: Black History Ottawa reserves the right to edit all submissions for brevity and appropriate formatting. Black History Ottawa will not be liable for any injuries, damages to property, or other mishaps during any Black History Month event.
Please forward this announcement to individuals or groups that might be interested in participating in Ottawa’s 2019 Black History Month celebration. We thank you for your support and look forward to your participation in this month-long community celebration.
Who we are
· Registered Canadian charitable organization
· Recipient of the 2009 Community Partner award from the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa
· Member of Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa
What we do
· Celebrate the contributions of people of African descent to the Canadian mosaic;
· Support local community leaders, artists, designers, writers and innovators;
· Organize child and youth-centered mentorship and leadership programs;
· Organize community centered activities.
As a non-profit organization, Black History Ottawa depends entirely on membership fees and donations to carry out its work and does not receive government funding.
Black History, a legacy worth preserving!
Black History Ottawa
111 Albert Street, Suite 108
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A5
Charitable Business Registration Number: 85368 6962 RR0001