Windows to Opportunity (WTO)

Windows to Opportunity (WTO)

The Windows to Opportunity (WTO) program supports the positive development of youth through mentorships with professional artists. This program is aimed at youth who identify as “Black” between the ages of 12 to 24. The WTO program provides hands-on learning in five different fields of study: computer graphics/animation, dance, event planning,…
Walk with Excellence

Walk with Excellence

The Walk with Excellence event is an urban rite-of-passage of moving graduating high school students to post-secondary education. The Walk's objective is to demonstrate student achievement and academic success. Similar themed processions happen across the City of Toronto as well as in Ottawa, Ontario. Typically, these processions comprise students,…
The Salon

The Salon

Toronto is a mecca for some established writers from the Caribbean and Africa. The Salon builds on the tradition of a collective writing experience. Be it a spark to get over writer’s block, movement from idea to conception, and/or the opportunity to write alongside established writers, The Salon is…
Dinner With . . . Series

Dinner With . . . Series

COVID-19 Notice Please note that our physical space at 777-779 Bathurst Street is currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, we are bring ADBCC to you through our online streaming and live event platforms. Check them out below! Dinner with...Series Is your cup running over with questions ……
Shake Up Your Life!

Shake Up Your Life!

Shake Up Your Life! is a weekly program that welcomes older adults of African and Caribbean descent to meet, invoke memory, have fun, and partake in various activities. Participants engage in ‘show and tell,’ music, film, dancing, networking and storytelling. While the program is centered in an Afrocentric approach,…
The People’s Podcast

The People’s Podcast

ADBCC preserves and animates the cultural legacy of Canadians of African and Caribbean ancestry as part of its mandate. The People’s Podcast provides an opportunity to document content from other ADBCC programs, and to maintain our past and living history and culture in a structured archive.This platform also allows…
Welcome to Blackhurst

Welcome to Blackhurst

The Welcome to Blackhurst program engages and educates all Canadians – particularly students – to the rich legacy of the history-makers of Toronto’s Bathurst-Bloor and Annex neighbourhoods. It incorporates hands-on activities that readily connect participants to the local history of the surrounding community. Visitors may participate in walking tours…
Entrepreneurship – Pop-Up Experience

Entrepreneurship – Pop-Up Experience

ADBCC’s Entrepreneurship – Pop-Up Experience helps to guide participants from the idea/concept to the showcasing and sale of products. This experience offers entrepreneurs and/or designers an opportunity to learn about customer service, merchandising, branding, marketing, on-line services and selling. Additionally, it provides a testing ground for early creators and…
Discourse and Desserts

Discourse and Desserts

Are you working on an exciting transformative project or essay? Maybe you're involved in education and community work and have something that you would like to share? Look no further than our Discourse and Desserts sessions. Join us for stimulating dialogues on the diverse ways practitioners identify and redefine…
Zanana Akande “Welcome to Blackhurst” Art Gallery

Zanana Akande “Welcome to Blackhurst” Art Gallery

The Zanana Akande “Welcome to Blackhurst” Art Gallery provides an opportunity for professional and new/emerging visual artists to showcase their work in a community-based setting. It also provides a gateway for artists to present their curatorial work of contemporary Canadian artists, and to explore themes of identity, race, and…