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Black Opportunity Fund
  • Virtual Townhall

  • 2nd Anniversary of the Black Opportunity Fund

  • June 29, 2022
  • 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm est
  • Register Here
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Virtual Townhall

2nd Anniversary of the Black Opportunity Fund

BOF will host a virtual townhall on June 29 from 6:30 p.m. EST to 7:45p.m. EST to celebrate its second anniversary, which is on June 24, and to reflect on its accomplishments to date and on its work ahead.

BOF takes its community-driven approach seriously and this meeting allows community members like you to give us your feedback on our initiatives, our priorities, and the progress we’re making in fulfilling our mandate to serve and empower Canada’s diverse Black communities.

AGENDA
Topic Agenda Time
Opening Remarks

Speaker:

Ray Williams

6:30 pm - 6:35 pm
Sickle Cell Disease Partnership with SickKids and Walmart

Speakers:

Dr. Isaac Odame (SickKids), Dr. Ato Sekyi-Otu (BOF), Ingrid Wilson (Walmart)

6:35 pm - 6:45 pm
BOF Education and Health Grants Program

Speakers:

Donna Walwyn (BOF), Colin Lynch (TD), followed by presentations from a few grant recipients

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Black Entrepreneur Program

Speaker:

Craig Wellington (BOF)

7:00 pm - 7:10 pm
Upcoming initiatives:

1. BOF Loan Program

Speakers:
Dennis Mitchell and Craig Wellington (BOF)

2. BOF Investment Program

Speakers:
Dennis Mitchell and Lekan Olawoye (BOF)

3. Others

Speakers:
Craig Wellington (BOF)

7:10 pm - 7:25 pm
General Q&A

Speaker:

Craig Wellington (BOF)

7:25 pm - 7:45 pm