Black Vacation Week? Guelph advocate promotes rest for Black community during Black History Month

Black History Month can be emotionally draining for Black leaders; prioritizing rest and a shift in labour can help promote wellness

Why It Matters

A Black Vacation Week would recognize the effort that goes into public education during Black History Month and encourage the Black community to prioritize their wellbeing.

After a month packed with Black History Month events, Kween is drained and exhausted.  “I’m so often finding myself overworked,” said Kween, owner of The Kween Company in Guelph, Ont., a support and advocacy hub for local Black-owned businesses.

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