Stolen From Africa is a Black Arts education organization founded on creating spaces for dialogue, especially the challenging ones in order to achieve a collective sense of knowledge wisdom and understanding. In order to build community we need non-judgmental spaces where we feel encouraged through vulnerability to speak our truths, especially our youth.
As we transition from African Heritage Month and launch Black Mental Health Week, we recognize that todays youth are dealing with trauma, grief, addiction and more, which is why we are coming together to hold space for our youth, to de-stigmatizing their experiences and facilitate meaningful community supports that connect, inspire and activate!
Neil "Logik" Donaldson, the Founder of Stolen From Africa, a Black Arts not-for-profit organization that began with T-shirts and evolved into a platform that specializes in cultural and historical awareness of Africa, communal dialogue, youth empowerment and self-esteem building . Neil is a visionary leader, creative director, podcaster and father with over 15 years experience working within marginalized youth and delivering programming in schools throughout Toronto.
SFA supported youth, student at Rosedale School of the art, producer and creative
SFA Program participant, mother and youth leader
SFA Program participant, philosopher and youth leader
- Fame Holiday
Recording artist highlighting his song on mental health and addictions "What a year"
Stolen From Africa
This event is presented by the Infant, Youth and Mental Health sector Anti-Black Racism Task Force:
- Caribbean African Canadian Social Services (CAFCAN)
- Central Toronto Youth Services
- Child Development Institute
- Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health
- Jewish Family and Child Service
- Kennedy House
- Lumenus Community Services
- Massey Centre
- Strides Toronto
- Turning Point Youth Services
Ekua Asabea-Blair Janet McCrimmon
Black Mental Health 2022 Week’s Events