Intensive Certificate Course for Young Black Leaders

Harriet Tubman Community Organization

Are you between 20-35 years old?

Do you self-identify as a part of the African, Caribbean, and Black communities in Toronto?

Do you have extensive experience (paid or volunteer) or post-secondary training in social services?

Interested in building your professional skills and understanding of navigating the social service sector as a Black Leader?

The Niche: Intensive Certificate Course for Young Black Leaders led by The Harriet Tubman Community Organization, funded by The City of Toronto Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit (CABR) offers a FREE 3 day Certificate course for Young Black Leaders (20-35 years) who are active within the social service sector and are seeking to advance their careers into decision making roles.

While we acknowledge that to be both successful and Black is a complicated journey, The Niche hopes to combat anti-Black racism in Toronto by developing and providing an opportunity for participants to Conceive, Connect, and Create their professional goals as social service leaders.

The Niche: Intensive Certificate Course for Young Black Leaders will take place over the course of three (3) days. Attendance to all workshops is required in order to obtain your certificate –

The schedule is as follows:

Friday October 27, 2023 5:00pm -7:30pm

Saturday October 28, 2023 11:00am -4:00pm

Sunday October 29, 2023 11:00am -4:00pm


  • David Lewis-Peart
  • Dr. Leo Edwards
  • Danielle Gilmore
  • Akilah Hamilton
  • Teshyla Bailey
  • Pascale Diverlus
  • Dr. Joseph Smith

Click on the Learn More link for more info!

York University (Keele Campus)

October 27, 2023 5:00 pm

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