Series 2016.002.1, Series 2 - Black Working Group materials

"Save the North End CEC!" : [pamphlet] "Your Help is Needed!" : [CEC occupation poster]

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Black Working Group materials

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2016.002.1, Series 2

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  • 1962, 1980-2003 (Creation)

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78 cm of textual records

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Series consists of material relating to the Black Working Group. The Black Working Group was an advisory group established by staff at the Gottingen Street Canadian Employment Centre (CEC), to plan and discuss how the Canadian Government (and especially Human Resources Development Canada could work with the Black community. Lynn Jones was an active member of the group, and employee at the CEC.

The series contains material that documents the administrative activities of the Working Group (e.g., meeting minutes, agendas, newsletters, correspondence, etc), projects and reports, as well as general material of interest to the Group.

The series also contains four subseries, one containing material directly related to the Canadian Employment Centre (CEC), and especially the 1996 occupation, a subseries of material relating to educational initatives, one relating to the African Nova Scotian community, and one relating to member organizations of the Black Working Group.

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Material for this series came in three boxes labelled "Black Working Group", the boxes were not sequential, and the material has been interfiled to document the work of the Black Working Group.

Files are arranged alphabetically. The file arrangement was imposed by the archives staff.

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Location: Series 2 File 1-9 are located in "Box 1", Files 10-27 in "Box 2".
Series 2, Subseries 1, Subseries 2, Subseries 3, and Subseries 4 are located in "Box 3".

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