On the night of the Gala CEE will be presenting the following awards to community professionals in addition to the graduates of the Kitchen Masters Program 2016/17 cohort.
The CEE Partner Award recognises economic and/or capacity building opportunities provided to youth.
Award Recipient: The Dirty Bird Chicken + Waffles restaurant for providing career opportunities to the graduates of the CEE Kitchen Masters program.
The CEE Community Award recognises Black community members who have made significant contributions within the community. Award Recipients: Samentia Wilson and Grace Mukhurane, both hold Receptionist positions at Black Creek Community Health Centre.
The CEE Ambassador Award recognises significant achievements and contributions to Canadian society by inspiring individuals in either a professional domain or community initiative. Award Recipient: Walied Khogali – Labour Community Services Toronto and serve as the labour liaison to the United Way of Toronto & York region.
The CEE Alumni Award recognises a graduate of a CEE career program who have shown significant professional and personal growth. Award Recipient: Shirlon Wilson