Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Jean Augustine Girls 'Leadership Academy

By C. Ferguson
The Toronto District School Board passed a motion at its Board meeting on Wednesday, June 19th to rename The Girls Leadership Academy to The Jean Augustine Girls 'Leadership Academy. 
Family, friends and well wishers attended the meeting to celebrate with the Hon. Dr.  Jean Augustine, who was an elementary school principal in Toronto and the first black woman to be elected to the Parliament of Canada. She is currently the Fairness Commissioner of Ontario, appointed in 2007.

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