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UGDSB reflects on Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month 

Posted February 24, 2021

As part of the month, the UGDSB Equity Department and several UGDSB Black Student Union groups organized guest speakers, video tributes and features, and virtual information sessions for students and staff.  

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Black Heritage Month spotlight: Alfred M. Lafferty

Posted February 23, 2021

Throughout Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures Month, many schools have been celebrating the lives and accomplishments of Black individuals in Canada and beyond. One individual had a direct connection to the school board and our region, although much of this history was not widely known until a few years ago.

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Victoria Terrace PS students research and pay tribute to Viola Desmond

Posted February 19, 2021

During Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures month, grade 1 and 2 students in Elizabeth Newman’s class at Victoria Terrace Public School researched the life of Viola Desmond and her role in Canada’s Black History.

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CDDHS students express love for themselves through Hair Love video

Posted February 16, 2021

Students in the Black Chapter student group at Centre Dufferin District High School recently released a video as part of Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures month, the topic of this video – Hair Love.

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Student work featured in Black History Month digital exhibition

Posted February 10, 2021

Students from across the country were invited to submit original artwork and photographs to be included in the Black History Month digital exhibition “Solidarity in My Community.”

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UGDSB celebrates Black Brilliance month virtually this February

Posted February 1, 2021

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board are coming together virtually this month to celebrate Black Brilliance, Heritage and Futures.

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GCVI Black Student Union and Alliance named Club of the Year

Posted June 24, 2020

Every year, Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute hosts a spring awards ceremony. As part of the ceremony, the GCVI Student Senate determine a Club of the Year.

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UGDSB students learn about Black History through CEEP Project

Posted February 14, 2020

Upper Grand District School Board students in Shelburne are immersing themselves in Black History this month through a CEEP Project.

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CDDHS hosts 2nd annual Black History assembly

Posted February 10, 2020

Students and staff at Centre Dufferin District High School presented their 2nd annual Black History assembly on February 7 at the school.

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Author Lawrence Hill speaks to GCVI students about creative writing, Black History 

Posted November 5, 2019

Students at Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute had the unique opportunity to spend some time speaking with Canadian author Lawrence Hill at the school on Tuesday. 

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