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Jennifer Francis adds 2024 Community Builder Award recipient to her repertoire for her dedication to supporting women and girls in STEM.
Aaron McFarlane’s volunteerism in supporting at-risk youth and youth experiencing homelessness makes him our newest Community Builder Award recipient.
Sheila Pitt becomes our newest Community Builder Award recipient ahead of Black History Month 2024 thanks to a Black History Ottawa collaboration.
As rates of gender-based violence continue to rise, we honour those on the frontlines pulling women and gender-diverse people out of life-threatening situations with our most prestigious award: Community Builder of the Year.
Fae Johnstone is our newest Community Builder Award recipient thanks to the help of Capital Pride’s Toby Whitfield, and GenNext East Ontario.
Elizabeth Snyder becomes our newest Community Builder Award recipient thanks to the help of Smiths Falls Pride at their Gayla event in Lanark County.