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Tue, Feb 23


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MAR Shift: BC Black Pioneers with Silvia Mangue

Grab the kiddos and get comfy in front of the computer to hear a bedtime story about John Cravens Jones, one of BC's Black Pioneers.

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MAR Shift: BC Black Pioneers with Silvia Mangue
MAR Shift: BC Black Pioneers with Silvia Mangue

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Feb 23, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PST

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About the Event

Moms Against Racism Presents: BC Black Pioneers with Silvia Mangue

February is Black History Month. MAR Canada is veering away from the slavery and #BlackExcellence narratives and  taking a different approach this year by looking at "Everyday Blackness".  So come and learn about a Black teacher and educator who is part of British Columbia's history.

About Silvia Mangue:

Silvia Mangue Alene holds a Bachelors Degree in  Business Administration with a major in Human  Resources from Camosun College and a postgraduate  diploma in Intercultural Education from  the University of Victoria and a Certificate in  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from Cornell  University.

Silvia is an entrepreneur. She is the Founder and  manager of two organizations:

1. Kulea Love is a social enterprise with the  objective of helping people in the community  carry out their everyday life activities. We work  not only with seniors, who often need some  additional help to fulfill their needs and  responsibilities inside and outside of their homes  but also with others of all ages who need extra  support.

2. Kulea Culture Society, which purpose is to raise awareness about and reduce  discrimination and stereotyping by engaging respect for equity, diversity and  inclusion through education, information, consultation, programs, conferences,  cross-cultural exchanges and research.

She is also BC Black History Awareness Society’s President. There it is her role to educate, disseminate and support Black British Columbians’ achievements past  present, and future. Bringing together diverse groups of people who have an  interest in promoting education and learning about British Columbia and Canadian  Black History.

Silvia’s passions, among many others, are women’s issues, her two organizations and  fitness & wellness.  Silvia was born in Equatorial Guinea a country in the West Central Africa. She  immigrated to Madrid, Spain in 1978 at the age of 8. She grew up in Spain.  Silvia is a mother of a 17 year old son and they live in Victoria BC.

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