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Sat, Nov 04



Community Celebration & Project Launch

Join us for an evening of food, speeches from our youth, and the unveiling of Hope for Community Development’s newest community project!

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Community Celebration & Project Launch
Community Celebration & Project Launch

Time & Location

Nov 04, 2023, 5:00 p.m. – Nov 05, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Kitchener, 222 Chandler Dr, Kitchener, ON N2E 1H2, Canada


About the Event

This is a free community celebration and all are welcome. Please arrive by 5:30pm as food will be served at that time. Dinner will be followed by a recognition ceremony of our Chandler Mowat youth who participated in the 12-week Advanced Entrepreneurship Program over the summer. The evening will conclude with the official unveiling of Next Gen Photography, a youth empowerment project created by Hope for Community Development with the support of our community's youth.

Program Details:

Over the summer, 12 youth leaders embarked on a transformative journey through our Advanced Entrepreneurship Program, led by The Community Company. Over the course of 12 dynamic workshops, they delved deeper into the world of business development and community impact.

Through group discussions, case studies, and immersive learning experiences, they created the blueprint for Next Gen Photography, a social enterprise that will elevate the youth of today through the art of photography.

This Community Celebration event will be the grand unveiling of the project. We would love to have you join us in recognizing the accomplishment of our community's youth!

About the Organizers:

Hope for Community Development is a Black-led not-for-profit organization that works with youth and families to impact transformational change through education, programming, and workshops.

The Chandler Mowat neighbourhood in Kitchener is home to one of the most densely populated and diverse communities in the city. It is also where Hope for Community Development operates.

The Community Company partners with nonprofits like Hope for Community Development to research and launch a social enterprise, with the goal of creating a purpose-aligned revenue stream for the organization.

To learn more about Hope for Community Development, visit 

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