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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 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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