Jennifer Mills is a Postdoctoral Fellow at York University’s Institute for Social Research (ISR). She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from York University. Her research is focused on anti-racism, race and ethnicity, human rights, and Black Canadians. Jennifer is the Chair of the Critical Ethnicity and Anti-Racism Research Cluster of the Canadian Sociological Association, and a member of the Community-Based Research Canada. See more:
Rene Livingstone: Business Woman, Entrepreneur, Speaker
Rene is the youngest child of George & Kay Livingstone’s five children. Her first entrepreneurial undertaking was the establishment of the market research company, Target Research Limited. It became a Who’s Who in the Canadian market research industry. In 2010, Influenced by her love of travel, Rene founded Sarlat Properties, an enterprise that specializes in the rental of international vacation properties.
In keeping with her mother’s example, volunteering in the community is a very important part of Rene’s life.
Just underway, is Rene’s latest project, writing an official biography and documentary of her mother Kay Livingstone.
Congress of Black Women of Canada
Ontario Regional Representative
A dedicated community organizer and volunteer, Loris Thomas has been a member of the
Congress of Black Women of Canada for over 15 years. She is the Regional Representative for the Congress of Black Women Ontario Inc., with responsibility for consistency of leadership among the eight chapters in Ontario. She coordinates the overall activities for the region through collaboration with partners, agencies, and government bodies.
She also holds leadership positions with the Mississauga Chapter where she is currently Education Coordinator, and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Congress of Black Women of Canada (Mississauga) Non-Profit Housing Inc. (Camille’s Place).