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Community 

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2021 Black History Ottawa Community      Young Builder Award Recipients

Yasmine Elmi

2021 RBC Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder Award

For her work as a Community Youth leaderwith the Federation of Black Canadians as well as her volunteer work with the Queensway-Carleton Hospital and the Black Students Leaders' Association,among her many community-building activities.

Rebecca Kahindo

2021 RBC Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder Award

tFor her work as a volunteer with the
Global Community Alliance Black
History Month gala, and for creating
the “Building a Future” organization,
which provides financial assistance
to needy students in Uganda and
Congo, alongside her many other
volunteer and community-building
activities.

2020 Black History Ottawa Community      Young Builder Award Recipients

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Asli Fuad

2020 RBC Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder Award

to publicly recognize her  your leadership and community engagement, specifically her work as Student School Board Trustee with the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’est de l’Ontario (CEPEO), her mentorship of students at different academic levels, as well as her volunteer work with Montfort Hospital and la Fondation Acacia

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Jada Pinnock

2020 RBC Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder Award

to publicly recognize her leadership and community engagement, specifically her work as a volunteer and youth mentor with Jaku Konbit

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2019 Black History Ottawa

Young Community Builder Award Recipient

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Lucky Ingabire​

2019 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award (Youth category)

To publicly recognize her leadership and community engagement, specifically her advocacy for human rights and involvement of girls in politics, promotion of civic engagement among youth as well as her leadership role as of the Director of External Affairs with the University of Ottawa Pre-Law Society 

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2018 Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder Award Recipient

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2018 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award Recipients

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​Illili Ahmed

2018 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award (Youth category)

to publicly recognize her extensive volunteer work, specifically her leadership as Co-President of the Black History Month Showcase; President of the Inter-sectional Feminism Club at Colonel By Secondary School, her membership of the City's Youth Engagement Committee, as well as her other volunteer leadership initiatives. 

2017 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award Recipients

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Miranda Harris 

2017 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award (Youth category)

For her extensive volunteer work, specifically her leadership as Student Council President during the Earl of March Wellness Week, which helped students focus on self-care strategies to cope with the emotional toll of pain and other stressors.

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Katrice Bent 

2017 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award (Youth category)

For her extensive volunteer work on behalf of the Monfort Hospital and the Jamaican Ottawa Community Association, fundraising for cancer at St. Patrick's High School, as well as other volunteer activities. 

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2016 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award Recipients

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Kikachukwu Otiono

2016 Black History Ottawa Community Builder award

Black History Ottawa is pleased to present Kikachukwu Otiono with the
2016 Black History OttawaCommunity Builder Award (Youth Leadership)
for her volunteer work as Youth Editor, Black Ottawa Scene; Co-President Black History Month club at Colonel By Secondary School, and Co-President Canadian Politics Club, Colonel By Secondary School.

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Mariel Chartier

2016 Black History Ottawa Community Builder award

for her volunteer work on behalf of the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa, specifically as a member of the Children's Aid Society Teens (CAST) and founding member of the Rainbow Youth In Care ((RYIC), as well as her advocacy in the area of youth mental health.

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Jordi Ibalanky

2015 Black History Ottawa Community Builder award

2015 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award for his community volunteer work on behalf of the Ottawa Congolese Association, and Jaku Konbit's programs and projects: Youth in Policing Initiative, GreenStar Community Garden, Peer-to-Peer Youth group, Greatness Within Me summer camp, Summer Job for Youth, while at the same time carrying a demanding academic load as a mechanical engineering student at the University of Ottawa. 

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Angelique Francis

2015 Black History Ottawa Community Builder award

2015 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award
for her exemplary volunteer work as a singer performing at many community events and fundraisers while at the same time maintaining an excellent academic record as a high school student and building a successful music career. 

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2015 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award Recipients

2014 Black History Ottawa Community Young Builder Award Recipient

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Yohanan Demeke

2015 Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder award

In recognition of her passion for helping newcomers integrate into Canadian society, her outstanding volunteer work with the Catholic Centre for Immigrants, and demonstrated leadership among her peers.

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2013 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award Recipients

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Tristann Parchment

2013 Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder award
For her remarkable contribution as a volunteer with the Pinecrest Terrace Community House, Ottawa Police Service, Youth Services Bureau, Jaku Konbit and the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.

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Shynice Parchment

2013 Black History Ottawa Young Community Builder award
For her total commitment as a volunteer with Jaku Konbit, Ottawa Police Service, Youth Services Bureau and the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.