Saturday January 19th 830AM-530PM Toronto Reference Library

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Black Excellence: Toronto Black Youth Conference

This is a youth led initiative created by Black Youth for Black Youth.  We wanted to create a space where we can share ideas, learn from each other and focus on the future.


workshops

The Morning starts with Registration and a Keynote Address followed by workshops and a catered lunch. 

career round robin

Sit down with a Black Professional or Tradesperson and ask them how they got to where they are.  

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C O L L A B O R A T E

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Work with other high school students and hear about the various opportunities and platforms available to you


E D U C A T E

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Learn from professionals and tradespeople about different careers, pathways and possibilities for the future


C O N N E C T

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Share your thoughts about living and going to school in Toronto in addition to the cultures and practices we partake in

Schedule

Registration

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Registration

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Sign in at the registration table, pick up a name tag and meet the other participants!

Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Speaker

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Petal Farquharson - Vice Principal of L'Amoureaux Collegiate

Workshops

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Workshops

10:10 AM - 12:30 PM

Sign up for TWO of FOUR workshops: Black Girl Magic, Black Boy Power, Mental Health for Black Teens, Blackademics: How to get that A. 

Career Exploration

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Career Exploration

1:30 - 4:30 PM

Following a catered lunch, meet career mentors from various career fields including: Medicine, Tech, Business, Construction Trades + Media and Design.


Wrap up

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Wrap up

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Closing remarks and next steps for the Toronto Black Youth Conference.

A great day