Halton Black History Awareness Society -$5,000 (Larger Grant)
Halton Freedom Festival
The Halton Black History Awareness Society (HBHAS) is learning, uncovering and promoting Canadian Black History towards a progressive, inclusive future through art, music, theatre, literature, spoken word; educational, historical and genealogical forums and community collaboration.
This grant supports a free 2nd year Halton Freedom Celebration Festival to take place at Spencer Smith Park, Burlington on August 4, 2018 inclusive of two youth musical and dance groups.
The Halton Freedom celebration will bring together the general public, community leaders and educators, historians, genealogists; inclusivity, multi-cultural and multi-faith groups; and community service providers. This event will be substantive in evolving our diversified communities; appreciating the values of cultural history and diversity; appreciating multi-culture music, food, crafts, and community services; welcoming newcomers to the community as well as Canada-wide and international tourists.