ForUsGirls Foundation Celebrates 8 Years!

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ForUsGirls Foundation Celebrates 8 Years!

Join The ForUsGirls Foundation as we recognize our YGL scholarship winners and celebrate 8 years of empowering Black young women and girls.

By ForUsGirls Foundation

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, June 1 · 6 - 8pm EDT


2 King St W 2 King Street West Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3 Canada

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Land Acknowledgements

Opening Remarks

Welcome Address - Regional Councillor Colleen James

ForUsGirls - The Early Years

ForUsGirls Foundation Team Member - Venetta Solena Gordon

Welcome Remarks - Regional Chair, Karen Redman

Presentation of YGL Scholarships

The Story of ForUsGirls - Founder & President, Aminka Belvitt

The Expansion of The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc.

Announcement of 2023 YGL Scholarships Applications

Closing Remarks

About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join The ForUsGirls Foundation as we celebrate our 8th year anniversary and honour the 2020-2021 YGL Scholarship winners leadership & academic achievements.

This is a fundraiser to support our signature programs and provide more scholarships to young Black women & Black gender diverse youth.

During the reception we will award community leadership awards to our 2020-2021 YGL Scholarship recipients.

2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients

  • Tawheed Musa
  • Shadow Vidal
  • Nardos Kassa
  • Mahlet Teklehaimanot
  • Kalkidan Enrsachew
  • Dagmawit Worku

This reception will highlight the work we've been doing in Montreal, Kitchener, New York City and rural communities in Jamaica.

Since 2015, as an organziation we have impacted over 5,500 young women and girls through our programs, community emergency food response service, summits, and eduational humanitarian assistance.

Our Signature Program:

We will also highlight our sponsors, donors, partners, and advisors who have contributed to our impact over the years.

This is a business professional dress code event.

Appetizers and light refreshment will be served.

We look forward to celebrating a lovely evening with you all.

- The ForUsGirls Foundation Team

About the organizer

ForUsGirls is a Montreal-based not-for-profit international community organization. ForUsGirls is committed to the celebration, acceptance and development of marginalized unique, fierce and daring young women and girls. We provide mentorship, skills-based and leadership programs to empower young women and girls to be community and global leaders. We work within a feminist, social justice, inclusive, holistic and wellness framework. We engage, educate and empower our girls and community members through programs, events, and initiatives. Our work expands across Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. Our Quebec NEQ # 1173695603.

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