CAfRIC workshop: Promoting Equity for African Caribbean and Black Families by Bridging Information Gap

The Hasham family offered a few scholarships. Join CAfRIC on Feb 16 for details on this exciting opportunity

CAfRIC "End Alcohol and Drug Use Devastation"

When & where? Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 12 pm to 7 pm at 1520 Royal York Road, Etobicoke, ON M9P 3B5.

FREE admission but participants MUST register online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-cafric-family-day-workshop-tickets-55085843240. Deadline to register is February 14, 2019. This casual dress, child friendly event and indoor footwear for children is required. Refreshments will be served. 

Presenters include a panel of professionals and members of the Black community.


  • Social Bullying and Anti-Black Racism: How they manifest and their impact on ACB children and youth.
  • The unique cultural, social and economic barriers that impact the mental health outcomes of ACB people.
  • Understanding the risks, treatment options and overdose prevention for alcohol and opioid use. 
  • Personal stories from a youth and an adult on overcoming social bullying, immigration trauma and substance use.

More about CAfRIC’s last event: By-fighting-mental-illness-substance-use-stigma-cafric-is-a-partner-in-empowering-black-families

Hasham Scholarship 2019-2020

CAfRIC is delighted that the Hasham family has made available five scholarships worth $1000 each for youth and adults with lived socioeconomic experience of mental health and addiction. The aim of the Hasham Scholarship is to empower our young adults and their families to access higher education and create extraordinary lives by harnessing their potential. Come join us on Saturday, February 16, 2019 to get more details on this exciting opportunity.

To make this information accessible to everyone, CAfRIC is offering this event free of charge. We are therefore requesting supporters of goodwill to email [email protected] for details on how to donate towards covering some expenses.

CAfRIC International

Wakenya Canada

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