CACD Winter Session

Looking Back to Move Forward With New Programs by Ron Cunningham, Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development As 2020 comes to an end, we look back as we stand poised to take on the challenges of 2021. CACD, like many other community organizations, has been gravely impacted by COVID19. Read more …

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Help CACD raise some dough!

Boston Pizza, Square One, has decided to host this Special Fundraiser to help CACD as we trudge to help these vulnerable minority youth in our community. Help CACD raise some dough! Ways to Donate: Jan 19 – March 21st, $1 from every Chocolate Explosion dessert sold. When you order BP either online at BostonPizza.com or […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist who had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Among his many efforts, King headed the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Through his activism and inspirational speeches, he played a pivotal role in ending the […]

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Prime Minister’s Award Recipient – Rachel Luke

Rachel Luke, a Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD) Board of Director and recipient of the Prime Minister’s Teaching Excellence Award for 2020. I am honoured and humbled to be a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2020. I am also grateful to God for this blessing and to my […]

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Beads To Meet Your Needs

The CACD Bead Craft Project, “Beads to meet your Needs” sought to involve children; grades 5 to grade 8, from November 14th to December 5th with life building skills workshops and culminated on December 12th with entertainment, a Fashion Show, showcasing what the students have created in the workshop, presentation by guest speakers and an […]

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National Volunteer Week – A call to Service.

National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2018, is a time to celebrate and to thank all volunteers who have served our community; however, special thank you goes out to all those who have volunteered for CACD. “Volunteering is a willful action, and often there is no tangible reward”. However, it is the most important resource community […]

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Overview of the CACD BHM event, February 27, 2018

Again, The CACD Black History Month celebration on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, with the Theme: “TOGETHER WE RISE” was a stunning success. The celebration began at 4 p.m. with high school students attending a presentation on Black Canadian History by a renowned black history teacher, Mr. Rainford Cornish. At this session, the emphasis was on […]

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CACD Black History Month Event – February 27th, 2018

Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD) has been supporting Black History Month (BHM) since 2006 and this year is no exception. CACD will continue in our quest to bring awareness to Black History Month and what the Black Community has done to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we are […]

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