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As the world comes to terms with systemic racism and increasing calls for major change at all levels of society, Harbourfront Centre is proud to present da mic is on, curated and hosted by Trey Anthony @blackgirlinlove and Ashley McKenzie-Barnes @ashleymckenziebarnes. ⁣⁣⁣ Starting June 30, ⁣with Pride + Activism: Lessons in Love Part 1⁣Tuesday, June 30⁣7:30 pm–8:30 pm⁣⁣A digital dialogue hosted by Ashley McKenzie-Barnes with six Queer Black Women

Left of Centre is a two-year artist incubation project which combines professional development, creative consulting, critical feedback, and seed funding to support the careers of emerging Black artists living within Toronto or the GTA.⁣We know that Black artists are more likely to be self-taught, less likely to receive mentorship or secure significant opportunities to showcase their work. That’s why Nia Centre for the Arts is launching Left of

Saturday June 13 we’re pulling together the West Queen West community for a social distance fundraiser in support of The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC). With over 20+ neighbouring businesses and 30+ sponsors participating.⁣⁣All are encouraged to join the block for live music from Raptor's DJ 4Korners and PogiTheDj, delicious bites from KingCatering, on-site BBQ, grab and go cocktails and treats from Queen West’s best, limited-edition tees featuring

In February we debuted a public art installation, courtesy of Colin Kaeperknick’s (@kaepernick7) Know Your Rights Camp (@yourrightscamp) as part of Harbourfront Centre's (@harbourfrontcentre) #Kuumba25 with the intention of raising awareness for the initiative. KYRC serves as a safe space for youth to gain legal knowledge on violent encounters with authorities, using their mission to advance the liberation and well-being of these communities through education, self-empowerment and mass-mobilization.⁣⁣They’ve recently

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