Take Back the Night  Keynote: Cheryl Nembhard (IN-PERSON Tickets)

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Take Back the Night Keynote: Cheryl Nembhard (IN-PERSON Tickets)

Join us in E135 as Cheryl Nembhard shares her story as a survivor and encourages us to take back our power and take back the night!

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E135 (North Campus) 205 Humber College Boulevard Toronto, ON M9W 5L7 Canada

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About this event

Take Back the Night is an annual campaign recognizing the impact of sexual violence in our communities and demanding action in support of survivors. To kick off our Take Back the Night program, we will be joined by keynote speaker Cheryl Nembhard. As a survivor and someone who has worked with sexual assault victims, Cheryl will share her own story of navigating sexual violence and empower us to find ways to take back our power and take back the night!

Speaker Bio

Cheryl Nembhard is a dynamic international speaker, author, podcast/tv host & social justice advocate who also uses her artistic talents in film & theatre to tackle some of the toughest societal topics. Her dedication to Community Service includes working with at-risk youth, former gang members, sexual assault victims & teenage mothers. Her Not for Profit Educational Theatre Company, EMG Education has performed special assemblies on topics such as Mental Health, Anti-Black Racism, and Bullying in over 190 High Schools across Ontario, impacting over 85,000 students, and counting. CBC Canada has recognized her as one of 150 Black Women who are making Canada a better place.

Among her many awards, she is also the 2017 recipient of the Harry Jerome award for Social Advocacy. Cheryl is Co Host of 'See, Hear, Love', a nationally televised Women's talk show on YES TV. She recently became a published author of an interactive journal for girls ages 12 – 18 entitled “Brave: This is Us”. Cheryl hosts a weekly inspirational podcast entitled 'On The Path', available on all platforms. Cheryl is an active Board Member with Brave Canada, a catalytic movement for at risk girls, and sits on the national steering committee for “Power of Her” a World Vision initiative for marginalized women and girls globally.

COVID-19 Safety

There will be a limited amount of tickets available for people to attend the keynote in-person. All participants must:

  • Complete the Humber Guardian app COVID-19 self-assessment
  • Wear a mask at all times
  • Sit physically distanced (2 metres apart)

If you are unable to wear a mask for medical reasons, please email cpep@humber.ca.

If you are feeling any COVID-19 symptoms the day of the keynote, we ask that you kindly stay home and watch the livestream instead.

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