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Re-Branding African Australian Identity Project – Beyond Rebranding (10 April 2021)

April 12, 2021

Session Recordings Opening Remarks Wealth Creation (Part 2) Family Stability and Wealth Creation (Part 2) Manifesting the whole-self Photos

Harmony Fest 2021 (Ballarat City) Flag Raising Ceremony & Ubuntu Breakfast

March 30, 2021

Dr Michael Akindeju, the President of the Ballarat African Association was the Guest Speaker at this Flag Raising Ceremony on 16 March 2021. He also delivered a keynote speech at the Ubuntu Breakfast on 17 March 2021 as part of the Harmony Fest programs. Text for BAA President’s HarmonyFest Flag Raising Speech is available at: Text […]

Fill The Information Gap- Harmost Fest 2021 Panel Discussion in collaboration with the Eureka Centre and the City of Ballarat on Saturday 27 March 2021.

March 30, 2021

As part of Harmony Fest 2021 celebrations in Ballarat, the Ballarat African Association in collaboration with the Eureka Centre and City of Ballarat staged a Fill The Information Gap panel discussion. At the panel discussion, the members of the panel filled information gaps about our African Australian Community as they share their stories, spoke about their […]

Re-Branding African Australian Identity Workshop- Your Wealth (20 March 2021)

March 23, 2021

Part one of two series workshop on improving Personal Economies and expressing financial identities at which we reflected on the wide ramifications for personal economies.  John Adams (the second president of the United States) once said, “all the Perplexities, confusions and distresses in America arise not from defects in their Constitutions or Confederation, not from […]

Multicultural Excellence Awards 2020-BAA President, Dr Michael Akindeju bags ‘Community Innovation’ Award

December 17, 2020

Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence recognise the outstanding achievements of people and organisations who strengthen multiculturalism across 15 categories. The awards are proudly coordinated by the Victorian Multicultural Commission, on behalf of the Victorian Government. The 2020 award recipients will be announced in an online ceremony, hosted by Diana Nguyen, broadcast via Channel 31 and on the Victorian Multicultural Commission Facebook page from 6pm on […]

BAA Soccer Fiesta 2020

December 14, 2020

Ballarat African Association Inc is poised to re-brand the identity of African Australians in Ballarat and hopefully beyond. Thanks to ‘Sports Victoria’, this Soccer Fiesta was a COVIDSafe celebration of milestones achieved in 2020. With SRCP funding from the State Government as co-funded by BRMC, we hosted 6 six-hour workshops with 42 sessions focusing on topics […]

Re-Branding Identities of African Australian Families- Brighter Tomorrow

December 6, 2020

“When we look back and reflect on the journey to date since we started this project, we would find that our commitment and yours are causing a paradigm shift within us all and within the wider community. Thank you for your continued passion and commitment to fostering stabilities for our families and for encouraging others […]

Re-Branding Identities of African Australian Families- Building Blocks

November 22, 2020

“The memories we make with our family is everything.”–Candace Cameron Bure BAA President’s Opening Remarks Self-Awareness Self-Motivation Self-Esteem Understanding Racism: Beyond Racially Charged Communities Promoting Intergenerational communication Empowering adolescents through conversations

Re-Branding Identities of African Australian Families- Foundation & Cradle

October 25, 2020

…Because we understand that “the family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the state; Various concepts of the family exist in different social, cultural, and political systems, but it is recognized that families are basic to the social structure and development of all societies”, […]

Workshop: Economic Shift-Excellence in Employment and Business Arena- Solidarity & Self-Care

September 21, 2020

The facilitators and consultants guided attendees to develop their own self branding while we explored some of the nine principles of Catholic social thoughts.  Opening Remarks from the President  Keynote: Sustainable Community Development: Aim of the Core Principles of Catholic Social Thoughts  Watch-out for more videos here!  Self-Motivation & Branding Self  Solidarity & Self-Care  Living a Life of Purpose: Overcoming Limitations  Self-Care: What […]