NAMI COMMUNITY UPDATE

Message From Our President, Rev Wilson Akinwale. Watch and take a listen to the new administration agenda.

Watch and listen here

LET’S CONTINUE TO SUPPORT NAMI SCHOLARHIP FUND, THANK YOU!

NAMI appreciates a model that guarantees funds to the scholarship for our youth in perpetuity. We sincerely thank those who have donated, and we also encourage others to do the same. All year round, we encourage people in our community to visit The Winnipeg Foundation website to donate with a minimum of $10 to NAMI Scholarship Fund at the link here to support our community youth education which was inaugurated last year. “Make this donation in celebration, honour or memory of someone.” Thank you! https://www.mycharitytools.com/gift/wpgfdn/donate?fund=1077

Calling All YOUTHS 15-25 yrs.

This is an important conversation for our youth to have. OBVC is excited to host Senator Bernadette Clement and Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard as we discuss the voting age in Canada and the importance of youth engagement in today’s political environment. Moderated by OBVC’s own Velma Morgan & Deputy Mayor Steve Anderson. RSVP: https://eventbrite.ca/e/277901700467?

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Velma Morgan

Chair

Operation Black Vote Canada

Email:  chair@obvc.ca   | Website:  www.obvc.ca

WHY PMP? WHY NOW?

When: March 31

 at 6 pm (CST)

Successful and efficient project management is the need of every organization. This presentation will assist you in knowing – How to become successful certified project managers, which is recognized globally. PMP® is adjudged to be a highly rated project management certification. Join us to know WHY PMP? and HOW to become a PMP?

Attendance is free, registration is required. Please check the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/why-pmp-why-now-project-management-professional-live-webinar-tickets-289928412687

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Contact@amc-egm.ca  or: 204-557-4366

NPIM February Online Event

February Online Event. You haven’t missed anything, please watch here: https://youtu.be/a–f0S7hm-0

AGM – March 26 at 10:00 a.m.

We are excited to invite you to our Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM! This is an opportunity to get updated on our activities and connect with the community.

Attendance is free and we encourage you to share this invite with your network.

Please use the Zoom link below to join the meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83594846708?pwd=bU5YWGY5QWNCR21QbTUwcXc4dDlEZz09

Meeting ID: 835 9484 6708

Passcode: 821138

Yemilo Audu

Director of Publicity

Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc.

cobwmbmedia@gmail.com

FOOD FOR ALL PROGRAM

If food security is an issue, “Food for all Program” is a Food supply for all season. An initiative of C.A.C Rehoboth Christain Centre in partnership with Peace Wholeness Centre. See poster for details and more contact information or visit websites below. Thank you! www.peacewholenesscentre.com

https://rccwinnersarena.com/

OLUWADARE LAW OFFICE

OLUWADARE LAW OFFICE – 625 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB. Tel: +1-204-963-0768. Email: foluwadare@gmail.com

See poster for more details.

CAM’S LAW OFFICE

Looking for a lawyer for your real estate closing? Look no further, we are here to help you. You’d be glad you did!

You can email us: info@camslawoffice.com

Website: www.camslawoffice.com

Call: +1 (431) 588-2702.

We will be looking forward to receiving your messages. Thank you!

EVENTS IN MARCH

DOING BUSINESS IN CANADA (DBIC) March 14 & March 16, 6PM – 8PM

SEED Winnipeg presents Doing Business in Canada; a free two-part workshop that provides information about starting a business in Canada. Attendance is free and open to all Manitoba residents wanting to start a business. The workshop will be presented virtually via Zoom on March 14 & March 16, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Topics include:

Government role in business

Canadian workplace standards

Taxes in Canada

Canadian business culture

Registration is required – please visit the SEED Winnipeg website to register: https://seedwinnipeg.ca/news/entry/doing-business-in-canada1  or call 204-927-9944.

SEED Winnipeg Inc. Women in Business on March 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM

We are also excited to present Women in Business on March 22, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:15 PM! Women in Business is a FREE networking event created to provide a space for women to share their stories in business, expand their network and share tools to help business growth.

Jessica Dumas, president of Jessica Dumas Coaching and Training, facilitator and Indigenous Advisor will present a coaching masterclass to help participants improve their networking skills. Participants will also learn from the experience of panel speakers Mayra Dubon, owner of JC Tacos and realtor of over 30 years, and Kehney Odenusi owner of Feferity Designs. Plus, you will have the chance to win door prizes from local women-owned businesses!

Registration is required to attend this event. Spots are limited, please REGISTER HERE:

Please note that once you register a unique zoom link will be sent directly to you. The Zoom link is unique for each attendee, so on the day of the event, we cannot provide you with a generic link. Please save the link in your calendar for easy access.

We have attached the event poster and encourage you to spread the word and share this opportunity with your network.

We look forward to a memorable day of connecting and learning!

 

March Recognition Counts Information Sessions

Hello Partner Agencies,

We are hosting our monthly Recognition Counts information session on March 15th at 2 pm and February 24th at 6 pm.

Please share this information with any clients or participants who could benefit from our program.

Topics:

  • Information on Recognition Count’s loans for skilled immigrants.
  • Hear about newcomers who have been successful in getting back to their careers.
  • Valuable resources on Canadian workplace culture and integration.
  • Tips to achieve financial stability as a skilled newcomer.

Webpage with registration links:

Website: http://rcwebinar.seedwinnipeg.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SEEDWinnipeg/posts/5197909053581621

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SEEDwinnipeg/status/1499095028202815489

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CaqJPQov-Bk/

CREST EYECARE

Your vision benefits with great deals on premium frames, lenses and contacts. We direct bill most insurance plans, plus get rewarded with Air Miles Reward Miles on every purchase.

Book your eye exam or visit us in store today! Send us  email: info@cresteyecare.com Call us: 204-421-8080. Visit our website: www.cresteyecare.com Our location: Unit #9 – 1500, Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @cresteyecare.  Book your eye exam or visit us in store today!

 

Apply to ADaPT for Newcomers – PLUS messages

ADaPT for Newcomers applications close soon!

Applications are now open for the inaugural cohort of ADaPT for Newcomers, set to begin in mid-April 2022. We’re looking to you to help spread the word about the new program.

ADaPT for Newcomers is designed to successfully integrate Newcomers to Canada into the changing Canadian labour market.

Here is the information to share:

Advanced Digital and Professional Training (ADaPT) is a skills development and work placement program. ADaPT for Newcomers is designed to successfully integrate Newcomers to Canada into the changing Canadian labour market. We offer two delivery methods: Online (self-guided modules) and Virtual Classroom (instructor-led virtual workshops).

As an ADaPT for Newcomers participant, you will:

Receive training to help boost your digital literacy, tech skills and professional skills

Access career support and learn how to navigate the job market

Boost your self-confidence and employability

Receive hiring assistance and career coaching to enhance employment prospects and help finding paid work placement opportunities. There is no cost to participate in this program.

Eligibility Criteria: 

Applicants must have immigrated to Canada within the last 5 years

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada

Applicants must be highly skilled with a post-secondary credential and work experience

Must have a Canadian Language Benchmark of 7 or higher

Application Deadline:

Applications for ADaPT for Newcomers close on Tuesday March 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT. Click here: Click here  to access the application form. Admission into the program is competitive – spots fill quickly as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Visit https://www.ryerson.ca/adapt/Applicants/adapt-for-newcomers/ for more information! For additional questions, please contact adaptinfo@ryerson.ca

ADaPT is a program of the Diversity Institute at Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management and is delivered in collaboration with partners including TECHNATION and funded by the Government of Canada through the Future Skills Centre.

Excl. Interview with Manitoba Immigration Minister – Hon. Jon Reyes on Immigration Advisory Council

Excl. Interview with Manitoba Immigration Minister – Hon. Jon Reyes on Immigration Advisory Council

Watch and listen here

ACOMI Newsletter – 10th Edition

Press Release on Crisis in Ukraine

Please see attached a press release from the Black Community in Manitoba on the crisis in Ukraine. https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1?ui=2&ik=638c4aaee6&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-f:1726308146433967338&th=17f5141ce10f44ea&view=att&disp=inline&realattid=f_l0bdd0xt0

ACOMI Newsletter Ed. 10

Hello all,

Please find attached the latest edition of the ACOMI newsletter. For online access to the newsletter, please click here. In this edition you will find information on:

  • Lush Hair and Skin Product Giveaway
  • Free Income Tax Clinic
  • Volunteer and job opportunities
  • Opportunities for youth and women
  • Upcoming events in the community

We have also attached all the relevant corresponding documents.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

If you have any content you would like to share in the newsletter, please let us know

Acomi Secretariat
African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI)
Acomi Resource Centre 101-421 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg, MB. R3B 2N2
Phone: 204-221-6696 Email: info@acomi.ca

GET THE ATTENTION YOU NEED TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN OUR COMMUNITY & BEYOND. OUR ADVERT RATES ARE VERY LOW AND CONSIDERABLE.

Please click here to advertise with us with good rates and fantastic offers to promote your business, products, and services on our website and social media platforms. For more information please call us on 204-998-4239/204-583-2143 or contact us via email: publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com

Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all events and weekly community updates. As always, thanks to everyone for continuing to help build community unity and prosperity. Have a nice weekend!

Your Team at NAMI