What's Up Durham?
Black History Month – Together We Rise Durham
Join the “Together We Rise Durham” Black History Month Committee February 1, 2022 at 7 p.m. for a live virtual celebration of Black achievements that recognizes local health-care heroes in Durham Region. The “Together We Rise Durham” Black History Month Committee is hosting a live panel discussion that will celebrate Black achievements and focus on local health-care heroes.
Together We Rise Durham is a partnership between Durham Regional Police (DRPS), the Region of Durham, the Canadian Jamaican Club of Oshawa, DurhamONE, the Congress of Black Women—Oshawa/Whitby and The Power To Be International.
This year’s theme is “Celebrating Black Achievements in Durham Region,” and includes a panel discussion with health-care professionals, including Dr. Adwoa Amamoo; Registered Nurse Natasha Gray; President of the Jamaican Canadian Association of Nurses Jacqueline Chen; and Advanced Care Paramedic Jamere Bembridge. This resilient panel will discuss their experiences during the pandemic.
The celebration will be streamed on February 1, 2022 at 7 p.m. and will feature a talented group of performers and an engaging panel discussion, the video celebrates Black culture, community and allies.
About the Author
Bryen writes about local Durham community news, including regional events, municipality updates, entertainment, lifestyle, and the great outdoors. Email him directly if you want your business profiled or know a community member that deserves recognition - email@example.com