FEBRUARY 1, 2024
The theme of our event is “Recontextualizing Black History Through Art”. Our goal is to give local black artists access to audiences they would not always be able to reach, while increasing representation of black culture within our public institutions. Artist pieces will be placed in City Hall for the Month of February.
FEBRUARY 16, 2024
Black Girl Conference
Embark on a transformative journey at our Black Girl Conference on February 16, 2024, where we delve into the theme of "Unpacking and Navigating Power Dynamics in Your World." This empowering event is a space for black women to share, connect, and navigate the intricacies of power dynamics that shape their lives.
MARCH 9, 2024
Women's Day Brunch
Join us for a day of celebration of women’s achievements, mimosas and delicious foods, featuring our incredible speakers Juliet Dunn, Judge Rochelle Ivri. and Calissa Ngozi, CYC (cert).
JANUARY 27, 2022
Speaker series on Gender-Based Violence: A Richer Love
Join us for insightful discussions, empowering workshops, and a supportive community that understands the unique challenges and triumphs of being a black woman. From unpacking societal expectations to navigating professional landscapes, this conference is a catalyst for personal and collective empowerment.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
Building STEM Capital
Save the date to immerse yourself in a day of inspiration, sisterhood, and strategic empowerment. Let's come together to redefine and amplify our voices in a world where black women's narratives matter. Your presence adds strength to the collective journey of navigating and reshaping power dynamics.
MARCH 5, 2021
Black History Month: Black Health and Wellbeing
An interactive evening with three expert speakers: Debbie Grant Clarke-Grant, Community Dietitian; Semirath Fagbemi, MSc. Personal Finance Expert; Tanisha Matthews, Credit Card Specialist and Founder of Purpose and Finance. Attendees also enjoyed Afrobeats with DJ Sekinat.
LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH
Black Girl Improv
We have partnered with Suitcase in Point to facilitate mental health workshops that inspire the Black Girl to express her struggles and triumphs through theatre. Each workshop takes you deeper on a journey to self discovery to unmask the artist within.
JANVIER 30, 2023
La Santé Mentale: Besoin Tabou.
Nadiatou (Nadia) Fagbemi s'est toujours intéressée au bien-être personnel et à la régulation émotionnelle des jeunes filles et femmes noires.
FEBRUARY 17, 2023
Claiming YOUR Space in the Workforce
The conference provided strategies for equity and inclusion of Black female youth in the workforce and made sure their careers began in nurturing environments where they were empowered to make meaningful contributions.
JULY 31, AUG 1, AUG 2, 2023
Black Girls Glamping
The Future Black Female Summer Camp focused on FBF’s three pillars of wellbeing: Mental Health; Financial Literacy; and Career and Education Pathways. The program incorporated an understanding of Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) female experiences; mental health prevention and treatment; financial wellbeing; social justice; gaining employment; and charting a future career. All while enjoying beautiful surroundings, scrumptious meals, and each other.
MAY 30, 2023
Implementing, "Culturally Relevant and Responsive."
FBF hosted the third roundtable for Niagara Region’s service providers to explore ways in which the programs and services they offered could be more culturally relevant and responsive to the specific needs of the Black community.