Velma Morgan

Velma Morgan has experience creating and implementing policies and programs, including the Pan/Para Pan American Games, the Ontario Immigration Act and Ontario Black History Month. Through her roles in provincial government, she ensured that the voices of marginalized communities were reflected in policies and government’s communications

As Chair of Operation Black Vote Canada, she is the architect of the first ever-Black Community provincial leaders’ debate, Black Women’s Political Summit and Next Generation Political Summit. Other roles include: City of Toronto Canada 150 Committee, Advisor, Jean Augustine Chair in Education, past Chair of Election Readiness, former National Board Member of Equal Voice, Black Experience in Toronto Project; former Board Member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto, several board positions in the John Brooks Community Scholarship Foundation, advisory board, Innoversity – Roadmap 2030 conference, advisor and planning committee member, GTA Political Summit and the Canadian Centre for Political Leadership.

Velma is the recipient of the John Brooks Community Foundation Scholarship Fund Community Service Award, the TNT Eagles Community Service Award, the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Volunteer Award, the Canadian International Black Women’s Enterprise 100 Black Women to watch 2015 and 100ABC women 2018.

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