FirstService Corporation is celebrating Black History Month through an educational campaign designed to inform about the history of black persons in North America and explore some of the unique and difficult experiences and challenges they have faced.
A curated series of informative and educational videos about black history has been made available for team members to view at their leisure. The event will commence with a virtual social where key takeaways will be discussed.
Our Week 1 videos in celebration of Black History Month are:
Government of Canada “Black History Month” website (https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/black-history-month.html) – 2021 Theme “The Future is Now”
HISTORY OF | History of Black History Month (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnSHm3Y9qYc) 2:24
Our Week 2 video in celebration of Black History Month is a modern twist in light of recent events in the United States.
A Conversation with the Police – Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Ep. 9 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pM-HpZQWKT4) (22 minutes)
Week 3 video: White Allergies? – Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man – Ep. 2 w/ Matthew McConaughey (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwiY4i8xWIc)