VANSDA is a not-for-profit community development organization which operates
through project based funding. This funding is provided through proposal submission
approval by various Government of Canada and Nova Scotia Government Departments.
The organization is guided by a representative community volunteer group that make
up its' Board of Directors and a secondary group of Associate/Resource members
representing community partners. The individuals come from various parts of the
Valley with an interest in the development of the African Nova Scotian community.
VANSDA has successfully completed numerous initiatives and has grown in stature
as one of the most active community organizations in Western Nova Scotia. With a
motto of "Joining Hands to Build Better Partnerships" the organization strives to
impact the lives of the community members through the development of a broad base
of service delivery partnerships.
Kings County Study Circles- An Initiative of the Action Plan for Ending Racism and Discrimination - Jun 9th to May 8th
The Kings County Race Relations and Anti-Discrimination Committee, with support from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, is hosting a series of four study circles in May and June. The facilitated study circles are each 1 ½ - 3 hours long, and focus on making connections, examining ethnic backgrounds and discrimination, exploring the reasons inequities exist, examining the community context, and moving into individual and collective action
to address discrimination and racism.
Everyone is welcome to participate, but space is limited. Please RSVP to email@example.com with the session location you plan to attend.
Wolfville Study Circle
Dates: May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1, 2015
When: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Wolfville Recreation Centre
7 Victoria Avenue, Wolfville
Canning Study Circle
Dates: May 19, May 26, June 2, June 9, 2015
When: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Canning Library
9806 Main Street, Canning
Kingston/Greenwood Study Circle
Dates: May 17, May 20, May 24, and May 27, 2015
When: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Relax with Us Tanning
Salon 802 Main Street, Kingston