Fort Rouge community correspondent
Beatrice Watson is a community correspondent for Fort Rouge.
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“Lift as you climb” is the motto of African communities in North America. As our lives improve we are encouraged to help others up. It’s a simple but powerful formula for success.
Our ancestors have done the hard work. This generation of Blacks have it comparatively great. It is our turn to take the next step forward for our youth, to get them on track for success in spite of racism.
According to many Black thinkers, the next economic frontier we have to position our children to explore is in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
We need those people with skills to lend a helping hand so that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of colour) youth are poised and set to create their own opportunities and lives. Business people are smart enough to know their success lies in garnering the skills of the best and brightest.