UJIMA Day – Expanding the Circle with Parks and Recreation
Ujima is one of seven guiding Africentric principles which guides the work of the African Nova Scotian Affairs Integration Office (ANSAIO). UJIMA represents collective work and responsibility. A call to building and maintaining our community together and make out sisters and brothers’ problems our own and solve them together. In collaboration with Parks and Recreation, Ujima Day will take place on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 10 am to 1pm at the Black Cultural Centre. What can you expect from the Day? What exactly is Parks and Recreation business unit? Who is park and who is rec? Explaining key roles such as – Community Developers, Community Recreation Specialists, Ground crews etc.? Share information about programming and initiatives within the unit – Youth Advisory Committee, Youth Advocate Program, Public Safety Strategy, REC Online Registration, accommodation and support etc. Employment opportunities with Parks and Rec There will also be entertainment Through this even, ANSAIO is creating a platform for business unit to “bring their unit to the community” and providing an opportunity to share, network and continue the work of building better relationships with these communities. Providing a forum for sharing with the larger community, and working with the community to address concerns that are often cross-community in nature. Partnering with the community to align their needs with our services. The collaboration provides an avenue to build strong relationships, partnerships and alliances between the municipality and ANS communities in alignment with ANSAIO’s mandate.