100 ABC Honourees

Beverley Johnson (Toronto, Ontario)

Trade union, human rights and social justice activist. To the next Generation: “The struggle is about improving our community and not just individual gain so bring others along with you ...

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Belinda Brady (Markham, Ontario)

International Singer, Performer, Songwriter and Producer at BD360 Inc. To the next Generation: “First respect yourself. Second, invest in your self-growth and development. Third, know your value!”

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Annie Kashamura Zawadi (Toronto, Ontario)

Gender Specialist – Women’s Rights Advocate, Writer & Speaker To the next Generation: “Focus, build your skills constantly, fear not; have Faith: we were born to succeed if we don’t ...

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Dr. Annette Bailey (Toronto, Ontario)

Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Collaborative Nursing Program of the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing at Ryerson University. To the next Generation: “Accept a mindset of significance. I ...

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Angela Yvonne Clarke (Toronto, Ontario)

Cultural Ambassador and Community Mentor To the next Generation: “Volunteering is a great way to gain skills and experience for when they are ready for the job market”.

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Dr. Andrea Davis (Toronto, Ontario)

Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies and Chair of the Department of Humanities at York University To the next Generation: “Dream big. Imagine a better world, a better future. Then ...

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Amoye Henry (Toronto, Ontario)

Project Manager and Producer To the next Generation: “Use your words carefully, they can either be used to amplify your goals, or stop you dead in your tracks”.

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Amah Harris (Toronto, Ontario)

One of the pioneers of Black Theatre in Canada, an anti-racist advocate, innovative educator, theatre producer and director. To the next Generation: “Be grounded in your cultural heritage. With God’s ...

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Dr. Alissa Trotz (Toronto, Ontario)

Parent, teacher, public intellectual, learning always. To the next Generation: “Nurture an insatiable curiosity – it is your responsibility to ask tough questions and find ways to get them answered. Remember ...

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Aina-Nia Ayo’dele (Toronto, Ontario)

Founder and managing director of Sacred Women International. To the next Generation: “Far more can be realized quicker by listening instead of speaking. Profound clarity can be gained in questioning ...

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