TORONTO — Chris Campbell, director of equity, diversity and inclusion for the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario was recently named as one of the 100 Most Influential Black Canadians.
The 2022 awards, presented by the 24-hour Afroglobal Television channel, were handed out at the Excellence Awards gala late last month at the Meridian Arts Centre in Toronto.
The mission of the program is to showcase the achievements of individuals, organizations, businesses and agencies that make a profound difference in the lives of people of African descent, and to transform the communities where they live, states a release.
Categories included leadership, enterprise, science and technology, humanitarian, professional achievement, visionary, heritage, global impact, the Marcus Garvey Memorial Award, rising star, media, entertainment, renaissance, community, lifetime and the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award.
Afroglobal Television, a 24-hour global channel, presents the awards gala with other partners. The 16 recipients of each year are role models for youth in the Crossover Mentorship Program.