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Call for Nominations – The 519 Annual General Meeting 2022-23

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April 2022

Lifting the Blood Ban: A Step in the Right Direction

March 2022

Trans Day of Visibility: Affirmations and Calls to Action

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February 2022

The 519 Black Collective – Black History Month 2022: ‘Black Health & Wellness’

November 2021

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PRESS RELEASE: The 519 Annual Gala 2021

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2016/2017 Board of Management update

The 519 is pleased to present our 2016/2017 Board of Management update, following elections held Saturday, September 24, 2016, at our Annual General Meeting. Board of Management positions for The 519 are elected at the Annual General Meeting and subsequently appointed by Toronto's East York Community Council.

The 519 membership approved the following new Board members for two-year terms:

  1. Alex Abramovich
  2. Gwen Benaway
  3. Linda Booker
  4. Patrick gervais
  5. Paul Saguil

The 519 continues to work will all current Board members:

  1. Alwin Kong
  2. Tom Lewis
  3. David Morris
  4. Jacob Porpossian
  5. Tasnim Rehemtula
  6. Nichola Ward
  7. Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ex-Officio

Our thanks to all retiring members who have contributed so much of their valuable skills, knowledge, and experience:

  1. Nadia Bello
  2. Luc Levasseur
  3. Nicki Monahan
  4. Michelle Walker
  5. Wesley Watson

View the 2015/2016 Annual Report, published September, 2016.

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