Black History Month – Zanana Akande

Zanana Akande Occupations: Teacher Principal Journalist Politician Cabinet Minister Zanana L. Akande (born in 1937) is a former Canadian politician. She was the first Black woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, and the first Black woman to serve as a cabinet minister in Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education degrees from the Univers...
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Zonta Presents: “Women On The Bridge”

On November 23, 2013 Zonta, along with WHAM (Women of Halton Action Movement) and SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services), said NO to violence against women by hosting an event on the Bridge at Navy and Lakeshore. Women were encouraged to come out with their signs and show their support of the cause by wearing orange. Approximately 35 people attended th...
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