Kim Elliott

National Committee: 
Position: 
Individual Member

Award:
1993 Winner/Recipient of the Windsor Star *Community Leadership Award

"Neighborhood youth look up to him, and he's earned the respect of his colleagues. Through his efforts to breakdown the barriers of discrimination and build a greater sense of racial harmony, Kim Elliott has built a reputation as one who truly cares"
Martha Tolsen quote in The Windsor Star Newspaper upon
Kim being presented with the Community Leadership Award

ASSOCIATIONS/AFFILIATIONS: The B.C.E.C./A.Y.C.; Multi-cultural Council of Windsor; Essex County Black Historical Society; Windsor & Area Black Coalition; University of Windsor - Turtle Island First Nations Students Centre, OPIRG, STAG, African Students Society; Vision Music/Spectrum Chorus; Youth Connection Association; Harrow Early Immigration Research Society, South Western Ontario Heritage Council; Arts Council Windsor and Region; African Canadian Heritage / Underground Railroad Network; Ontario Teachers Federation; The ManKind Project
WAG-Canada, Responsible for assembling and leading a team of professional and amateur artists, representing the cultural diversity of Canada (with respect to Social and Environmental Justice), to participate in the 2013 WAG Games in Croatia, June 29 - July 10, 2013

Education:
2005 - 2006 Completed the University of Windsor Bachelor of Education Degree program. (Intermediate / Senior Certification )
1984 -1989 Bachelor of Human Kinetics Degree - Honors, University of Windsor

Work and positions:
2015-present - Formed a partnership between Spectrum Entertainment Prods. (my musical production/promotions company.) and D-lockdown Productions to inspire young artists and support fellow artists. By providing artist consultations, and elite concerts, and especially wherein artist where funding is limited.
2012 – 2015 Formed the I’z of Zoe Ensemble, wherein he co-wrote, arranged and produced it’s inaugural Gospel/Folk/Blues CD entitled “ Spiritual Awakenings”. The Motown influence is easily heard in the soulful ballads which anchor the CD and there live performances.
2012-2014 Community Liaison and Environmental Coordinator, University of Windsor - OPIRG (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) Board of Directors. (Co-Host of Occupy Windsor, First Nations "Idle No More" Windsor Programs and Activities)
2012-Present Sports Writer, Univeristy of Windsor, Student Newspaper - The Lance and Play-by-Play/Color Commenter, CJAM Radio, 99.1fm and WE-TV
2009-Present AfriCanadian History Presenter and Motivational Speaker, c/o The Historical Sandwich First Baptist Church Windsor & Essex Cunty District School Board and other NGO's
2009-2011 Exec. Director of the Namaste Corner Café and Community Co-op.
A Non-profit organization dedicated to Poverty Reduction, Alcohol & Drug Addictions Recovery, Cultural Development and Heritage Preservation.
2009-2011 Multi-Cultural Coordinator, for the Mankind Project, Windsor/Detroit Centre. Responsible for promoting spirit and practice of harmonious ethno-cultural diversity
2008-2009 President, Arts Council Windsor and Region
Organized and established to promote the arts and supporting professional and amateur artists, throughout Windsor and Essex County.
2005-Present Commissioned as Deacon of the Historical Sandwich First Baptist Church Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee (and former Assistant Historian) of the A.R.M.B.A.
2004 - Present President, African Canadian (Underground Railroad ) Heritage Network (Transition Committee)
2000 - Present Co-chair, Revised Emancipation Celebration Festival of Windsor & Founded AfriCanadian Leadership Conference
Coordinator, The AfriCanadian Needs Assessment Study, Sponsored By the Secretary Canadian Department

1989 - 1992 Chair, Inaugural AfriCanadian Carrousel of the Nations Village; Founder, AfriCanadian Youth Council Community Centre (at 711 Ouellette Street Windsor, Ont. Produced & Hosted the AfriCanadian Agenda Radio Show on CJAM, 95.1 FM Program, C.U.S.A.D. Conference Facilitator - University of Windsor

1986-Present Founder, Black Canadian Ethnic Club (B.C.E.C.) of Windsor (Incorporated By Letters Patent October 1, 1988)

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