Our Impact

Positive Community Impact

WOCDC is all about making a positive impact in our community. Whether it’s hosting social events to encourage networking and building connections, collaborating with local community organizations and small businesses, or raising awareness on important issues, we are committed to making meaningful contributions to Durham Region, Canada.

Here’s a look at our impact so far:

February 2019

Built a Community of 2000+ People

In under two years of operations and have made meaningful connections with Black, Indigenous and Womxn of Colour living in or connected to Durham Region.

February 2019

Launched Our First Holiday Campaign (Five Days of Giveaways)

And supported six local BIWOC businesses. 

February 2019

Raised Over $2000

In community donations to support our programs and initiatives.

February 2019

Featured on Community Radio and Podcasts

Including Durham Riot Radio, Learn with Lels, Leaders in Colour, and the Unapologetic podcast by Brock Women in Business.

February 2019

Collaborated With 15+ Community Organizations

Including the Aids Committee of Durham, Durham College, Community Development Council of Durham, The Parkwood Estate, The Villij, and more.

February 2019

Hosted Our First Virtual Workshop

In collaboration with a local entrepreneur to facilitate a discussion around cultural food and demonstrated how to make a delicious meal.

February 2019

Hosted 4 Virtual Confabs

And engaged with a total of 54 participants in a curated safer space for community members.

February 2019

Lead 9 Live Community-Care Sunday Conversations

Using Instagram Live to collaborate with community leaders and encourage self-care.

February 2019

Launched 3 HUE Photo Sessions

With the goal of highlighting the beauty of Durham Region and the beauty within Black, Indigenous and Womxn of Colour.

February 2019

Hosted 5 Events

Like our sold out launch event and four collaborative events in an effort to create more opportunities for community connection and engagement.

February 2019

Launched 1 Drop-in Focus Group and 1 Community Survey

To encourage BIWoC in Durham Region to have their say and help them be a part of our community development process.

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