Congratulations to Aaron Ahfedah for being the FIRST winner of the Concordia University Lambda Scholarship Tuition Award !!

Aaron is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Linguistics with a minor in Liberal Arts. This scholarship is for new, full-time students entering any faculty at Concordia University. The recipient must be an active member of LGBTQ2l communities, especially through service and activism. Congrats, Aaron!! Keep up the great work!

Lambda Annual General Meeting Update

Fall greetings to all of our friends, donors, and University partners. The Lambda board has just concluded our AGM as of September 2021. During this meeting, Dr. Patrazia Gentile stepped down from the role of President and the Lambda Board. For more information about the fabulous work that Dr. Gentile accomplished with Lambda, please seeContinue reading “Lambda Annual General Meeting Update”

Congratulations to Lila Adam-Gordon, the 2021 Winner of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Award.

Congratulations to Lila Adam-Gordon, the 2021 Winner of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Award. In their own words: “My plans in the future involve,  beginning this August, attending UWC in Bosnia and Herzegovina where I will study a variety of subjects (focusing on humanities) with students from over 60 countries for two years. This programContinue reading “Congratulations to Lila Adam-Gordon, the 2021 Winner of the Jack Hallam Human Rights Award.”

Welcome to our New Communications Assistant: Matthew Edwards!

We at Lambda are excited to announce our new summer staff member: Matthew Edwards! Matthew (he/him, they/them) originally comes from Hamilton, Ontario, and moved to Ottawa in 2014 to pursue a Bachelor of Humanities (Honours) in Humanities and History from Carleton University. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Arts in History at Carleton andContinue reading “Welcome to our New Communications Assistant: Matthew Edwards!”

The Lambda Foundation is Hiring: Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant July 19th- Sept 10 $15 per hour, 30 hours per week Remote Work Opportunity Key responsibilities: Building the Lambda brand through content creation Pre populating posts for our social media Creating social media accounts  Working on fundraising campaigns Copywriting for the Lambda website Supporting the Lambda Board Working on outreach for the LambdaContinue reading “The Lambda Foundation is Hiring: Communications Assistant”

Thank you to Julie Audet for the donation!

Nicole LaViolette and Julie Audet, authors of L’essentiel du droit de la famille dans les provinces et territoires de common law au Canada (Éditions Yvon Blais: Montréal, 2014 – a textbook about Family Law for Common Law which is now used in law schools in numerous Canadian provinces – have arranged to donate all of the royalties from theirContinue reading “Thank you to Julie Audet for the donation!”

Volunteers & Board Members Wanted!!

– Do you want to join Lambda’s Board? – Are you interested in offering your assistance as a volunteer? If you have answered “YES!” to any of these questions, then we would love to hear from you! We are looking to fill two vacancies on the Board (members at large). We are also interested inContinue reading “Volunteers & Board Members Wanted!!”

Congrats to Mackenzie Costello, Elizabeth Stewart, & Alicia Adamski

Congratulations to our recent winnerS – yes, more than one! Lambda would like to extend congratulations to Mackenzie Costello and Elizabeth Stewart. These distinguished young writers earned the Candis Graham Writing Scholarship from the University of Victoria in 2020 and 2019 respectively. We are also pleased to announce that Alicia Adamski won the Lambda FoundationContinue reading “Congrats to Mackenzie Costello, Elizabeth Stewart, & Alicia Adamski”

Thanks to Jefferson Morris IV

The Lambda Foundation Board of Directors would like to thank Jefferson Morris IV for his years of service as a Director of the Board of the Lambda Scholarship Foundation.  Jefferson has brought his tremendous passion for social justice, (multicultural) feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, sexual health, education, youth empowerment, and sexual and gender diversity to our organization. Continue reading “Thanks to Jefferson Morris IV”