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AMAPCEO Black Caucus members attend Harry Jerome Awards gala

Publish date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 update

Photo of AMAPCEO representatives at Harry Jerome awards

Jerusha Richards, Caroline Lynch, and Jean Paul Ngana recently represented the AMAPCEO Black Caucus at the annual Harry Jerome Awards. These awards commemorate the legacy of Harry Jerome, Black Olympic athlete and activist, by celebrating the advocacy, activism, and accomplishments of Black Canadians in a variety of fields including, athletics, entrepreneurship, the arts, and more. A full list of Harry Jerome Award recipients, sponsors, and committee members can be found on their website.

“The event was an opportunity for us­—as Black professionals in Ontario, and members of AMAPCEO Board of Directors and Black Caucus—to engage with each other and other members of the Black community, to celebrate the accomplishments of the award recipients, and to learn more about other initiatives that can support growth and development within the Black Community,” said Richards, Vice-Chair of the AMAPCEO Black Caucus.

AMAPCEO’s representatives were pleased to join attendees from other organizations across Canada for this important event, and extends their congratulations to all the award recipients.

More about AMAPCEO and our Members: Established in 1992, AMAPCEO is a bargaining agent that represents 14,000 professional and supervisory public servants, most of whom work directly for the Government of Ontario in every ministry and in a number of agencies, boards and commissions; in 130 communities throughout Ontario and in 12 cities outside Canada. We also represent employees outside the Ontario Public Service in: the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario; the Ontario Arts Council; Ontario Health (Quality Unit); Public Health Ontario; the Waypoint Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene; and in the former Offices of the Ontario Child Advocate and the French Language Services Commissioner (now part of the Ontario Ombudsman).