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Residency Reflections Summer 2014

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A mother and daughter pair teamed up for a three week stay at the Centre in August, 2014.  Their reflections follow. By Malkah Darshana Félicité Uzima McNeilly-Abdulhamid I was in Tobago because my mom, Mosa, was studying with Professor Alexander and she did not want to leave me behind in Canada. She wanted me to

Sharing stories of self-discovery and healing through medicinal plants

Student Books on Medicinal Plants

The lounge at the Institute for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto came alive with an excited group of about 50 people, students, alumnae (Sara Mohammed and Danielle Smith) friends, (Mr. Rampersaud Tiwari, Inderpal Wig)) parents (Samina Jamal) and faculty (Alissa Trotz, Jin-Kyung Park, Marieme Lo, June Larkin) assembled for the panel

Reflections on “Revelations” Gathering

Revelations with M. Jacqui Alexander

The William Doo Auditorium at the University of Toronto was transformed on the evening of March 23, 2012 from about seven to midnight as we descended, many unknowingly, into the hold of a ship of the kind that would have taken millions captive from the African continent over the course of five centuries.  The evening,

The Tobago Centre at the Lost Lyrics’ Alternative Education Conference

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The following article is reposted with permission from the Sway Magazine blog Lost Lyrics hosts alternative education conference 7 June 2012 By Tendisai Cromwell This past weekend, the alternative education initiative Lost Lyrics hosted the conference The Roots of the Rose which marked their five-year anniversary. On Saturday June 2, Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre

U of T students make and gift books to The Tobago Center

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Students present their hand made books as gifts to the Tobago Center in a gathering scheduled for Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00pm.

Revelations with M. Jacqui Alexander

Revelations with M. Jacqui Alexander

Update: Read about the event on the post Reflections on “Revelations”   The Center’s founder and Board Member, M. Jacqui Alexander will be reading from her new work that speaks to the urgency of healing as an ancestral mandate for the present.  Come join us, and bring a friend on March 23rd at the William

Shortlisted for an Award from The Rolex Foundation

We have been shortlisted for an Award from the Rolex Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland for The Spirit and the Garden Project. The Foundation supports innovative projects by visionaries who will change the world. The Spirit and the Garden Project was chosen from among 3,512 applications from 154 countries. Early this year, a Jury of 12