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Black Governance and Leadership- Toronto East

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U of T Scarborough Campus

East Toronto

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TAIBU, in partnership with U of T Scarborough, East Scarborough Boys and Gils Club, and Toronto A.K.A, are implementing the Black Governance Leadership Project funded by the City of Toronto to increase the capacity and representation of Black Torontonians on Boards of Health and Social organizations.

The capacity building program has five main components:

1. The Board Oversees: Roles & Responsibilities, Types of Boards, Quality & Resources oversight

Risk management, Operations and Program Effectiveness

2. The Board Plans: Mission/Vision/Values, Strategic Planning, Board Annual Workplan/Calendar, Board self evaluation

3. The Board Engages: community and stakeholder relationships, Communication, Advocacy

4. The Board Preserves: Symptoms of dysfunctional Board, avoiding pitfalls, strategies to maintain a strong board operating with one voice

5. The Board is Afrocentric: Embedding Anti Black Racism in Governance and how to engage in decolonizing and Afrocentric generative discussions.


SCHEDULE

1) September 28th (10:00-1:00pm)

2) October 19th (9:00-4:00pm)

3) November 9th(9:00-4:00pm)

4) December 14th (9:00-4:00pm)

5) January 11th (9:00-4:00pm)


SESSIONS:

1) Sessions will be full days (7hrs)
2) Sessions will include presentation/discussion, actual case studies, individual coaching with mentors, and take away exercises, finding your voice
4) The sessions will allow for indivudua;s to explore interests and concerns about board participation
5) Evaluations will be conducted in each session to track the usefulness of learnings
6) Food and transportation will be provided


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