Unpacking Durham: Ajax

Our “Unpacking Durham” series is here to spill the tea, data, knowledge and history behind the cities, towns and municipalities that make up Durham Region. Today, we're unpacking Ajax, known as one of the most diverse local municipalities in Durham Region [...]

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Unpacking Durham: Whiteby

Our “Unpacking Durham” series is here to spill the tea, data, knowledge and history behind the cities, towns and municipalities that make up Durham Region. Today, we're unpacking Whitby aka "Whiteby", by breaking down the geographical lingo, racial and gender-based data and uncensored histories of this land - land cared for by many Indigenous nations, and land that we as BIWOC navigate in the aftermath of settler colonialism [...]

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WOCDC X RMG: Submit Your Expression of Interest!

Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re accepting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from all BIWoC in our community! We're looking for 10 BIWoC to participate in this special photo shoot focused on showcasing their connections – and disconnections – to various spaces within Durham Region. [...]

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Bringing Our WOCDC X RMG Partnership to Life!

RMG’s vision is for Durham Region to flourish through arts, culture, community connection and resilience. This is something that really resonates with us, and so, we couldn’t be more excited to be partnering with the RMG to create and present an exhibition this fall, inspired by our ongoing HUE photo series! [...]

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21 Questions with Allison Hector-Alexander

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 [...]

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2020 Recap: Community Care Sunday Series

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 [...]

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Cooking Up Curiosity in The Kitchen

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 [...]

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HUE Photo Series: Summer 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.

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HUE Photo Series: Winter 2019

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.

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HUE Photo Series: Fall 2019

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 [...]

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