Black Opportunity Fund hosted its first Town Hall on September 21st with an intense focus on Black healthcare issues.

The engaging discussions examined the rise of mental health within the community, the challenges and microaggressions faced by Black medical students, and the urgent need for the collection of data to improve healthcare within the Black community.

Expert voices included Dr. Ato Sekyi-Otu, an orthopaedic surgeon at William Osler Health System, Sharon Davis-Murdoch, Co-President, Health Association of African-Canadians, Donna Alexander, Paul Bailey, Executive Director, Black Health Alliance, Dr. Hadal El-Hadi and Semir Bulle, co-president, Black Medical Students Association.

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Bloomberg Canada

The Black Opportunity Fund was created to combat anti-Black racism in Canada. Co-founder, Colin Lynch, tells BNN Bloomberg exactly how it plans to accomplish its mission.

The Globe & Mail

Ray Williams, co-founding director of BOF lists the many reasons he is thankful for the Black community’s past and present contributions to Canadian life, and how our futures can be brighter still.

Innovating Canada

BOF’s, Colin Lynch, discusses the role of strategic partnerships in building and sustaining a booming Black business network of communities.

Toronto Foundation

Ray Williams, co-founding director of BOF, is on a shortlist of fundholders being lauded for philanthropy and advocacy in the name of racial justice.

RBC Wealth Management

BOF’s Dennis Mitchell, speaks at RBC Wealth Management panel event sharing his perspectives on how business owners and leaders can cultivate diversity & inclusion in the workplace.