Create with WOCDC

Welcome to our Create blog and resource hub! This is a space for BIWoC in Durham Region, Canada, to build, create and explore.





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2020 Community Care Sunday Lives Recap

2020 Recap: Community Care Sunday Series

Published on December 14, 2020

This year, through our “Community Care Sunday” Instagram Live Series, we were able to jump into the virtual space with the intention of building connections and encouraging collaborations. Our main goal for this series was to bring diverse perspectives and experiences to the forefront – whether it was discussing personal lived [...]

(Plan)tain Workshop Meal

Cooking Up Curiosity in The Kitchen

Published on December 12, 2020

Solange playing in the background as the smells of ginger, turmeric and coconut fill the air with warm, goodness and comfort. Along with the sizzle of sweet plantain frying in the pan. Whether you were cooking in real time or simply watching, our workshop - (Plan)tain: Cooking up Curiosity in the Kitchen delved into the multifacetedness of [...]

Photo Credit: Wikipedia

HUE Photo Series: Summer 2020

Published on November 9, 2020

We are beyond excited to finally share our summer 2020 HUE session! We were able to safely share space with nine womxn of colour from our community, over two days in August, in the natural beauty of the Heber Down Conservation Area. Known for its scenic views, Heber Downs is one of our local favourite spots.

Photo Credit: Parkwood Estate

HUE Photo Series: Winter 2019

Published on October 19, 2020

The second location for our HUE photo series session was the stunning Parkwood Estate in Oshawa! This National Historic Site faithfully preserves its art, architecture, gardens and more. If you would like to donate or volunteer, plan a visit, or book it as a venue, then be sure to visit their website for more information.

Studio 117 Whitby

HUE Photo Series: Fall 2019

Published on October 14, 2020

Through our HUE (Honouring Unapologetic Expression) photo series, we aim to bring forth the various talents, interests and stories of women of colour living in or connected to Durham Region, Canada. This project allows us to not only build a community among womxn of colour, but also highlight the beauty of Durham Region and [...]

Meet Brianna Nelson - WOCDC Founder

Meet Our Founder – Brianna Nelson

Published on November 3, 2019

I’m Brianna Nelson and I am the Founder of WOCDC. In my personal life, I am a 23 year old black womxn who enjoys anime, food, creative writing, cats and music. In my professional life, I am a community builder, youth worker and youth engagement specialist. In getting to know WOCDC and the community we have developed within our team, I wanted to [...]

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