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United Way awards recognize community workers

December 5, 2013

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Community worker Letecia Rose has won a top award from her United Way Toronto peers for innovation and creation by using art to empower high risk youth in some of the city's hard hit areas. Rose, of Nia Centre for the Arts, was awarded a United Way Bhayana Family Foundation Award on Monday for...

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Archie Alleyne Scholarships Expanded To Include The Arts

August 16, 2013

http://pridenews.ca/2013/08/14/archie-alleyne-scholarships-expanded-to-include-the-arts/

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – The Nia Centre for the Arts is teaming up with the Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund (AASF) to expand the Fund’s program to award scholarships and bursaries to deserving young artists pursuing post-secondary studies in a variety of art forms. At a reception...

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Nia Centre Reveals Power of Exposition - Urbanology Magazine

April 8, 2013

http://urbanologymag.com/um/the-power-of-exposition/ 

There is an empowering feeling when a group of youth from diverse backgrounds can come together and set their own tone and create their own image in the media. The spectacular photo exhibit entitled Exposed: Telling Stories Through Our Lens, hosted by The Nia Centre for the Arts at...

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Exhibit Links Generations of T Dot Hiphop Legacy - Urbanology Magazine

March 18, 2013

http://urbanologymag.com/um/gallery-brings-together-generations-of-t-dot-hip-hop-legacy

Exhibit links generations of T Dot hiphop legacy  http://urbanologymag.com/um/gallery-brings-together-generations-of-t-dot-hip-hop-legacy In order to move forward, we need to pay homage to the past and those who have paved the way and that’s just what the Toronto hip-hop industry...

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New exhibit explores the history of hip-hop

March 13, 2013

http://sharenews.com/new-exhibit-explores-the-history-of-hip-hop/

Ontario College of Art & Design’s (OCAD) Onyx Society students have collaborated with the Nia Centre for the Arts and Northsidehiphop.ca to explore hip-hop’s history and the role that visual artists play in replenishing the musical genre’s aesthetic freshness. Launched last week, T-DOT...

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Peel board students embark on journey of understanding at Spotlight on Black Heritage - Peel District School Board

January 30, 2012

http://peelschools.org/media/newsreleases/pages/article.aspx?art-id=264

More than 500 students and teachers from across Peel will gather at the HJA Brown Education Centre on Feb. 6 and 7 for the Peel District School Board’s Spotlight on Black Heritage events. Participants will take part in hands-on, interactive workshops facilitated by the Nia Centre... 

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