CHUO Interview about by-election

I was happy to chat with Sarah Onyango and Denise Isaac this weekend on CHUO FM about the upcoming Rideau-Rockcliffe by-election.


Rawlson King enters Ward 13 by-election

Rawlson King entered the by-election race for Ward 13, Rideau-Rockcliffe on February 5.

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Holistic crime prevention in Overbrook

The Overbrook community has worked hard over the past three years to collaboratively and holistically implement multiple pillars of crime prevention with multiple partners, including: a post-incident neighbourhood support protocol, a youth strategy and a community hub.

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Black municipal candidates speak out

With over 60,000 Black community members in our region, constituting the largest racialized group at 26 percent, it is absolutely essential that we have representation around the City Council and School Board table to have our lived experience reflected in the decisions made in the city.

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Rawlson King named United Way Community Builder

​Rawlson King, a community leader and advocate in the Overbrook neighbourhood, was named a United Way Ottawa Community Builder Award recipient during National Volunteer Week. He was surprised with an award on Saturday, April 21 at the Overbrook Community Centre during the community's annual pancake breakfast by presenter Stefan Keyes.

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Overbrook celebrates diversity

The Overbrook Community Association launched a musical project to celebrate Canada's 150 anniversary.

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Overbrook responds to crime

Rawlson King, President of the Overbrook Community Association, told CBC Ottawa that community groups in the neighbourhood are working hard to steer youth away from a life of crime, despite a recent shooting.

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Fighting underrepresentation

Rawlson King, President of the Overbrook Community Association, recently talked about civic underrepresentation in Ottawa.  Read the Centretown News and Ottawa Citizen articles.

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Year of Success in Overbrook

2017 has been a year of many successes for the Overbrook Community Association. The not-for-profit, incorporated, volunteer organization continues to be effective in the pursuit of its mission to “represent a vibrant, caring community in which the environment and everyone matters”.  

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Overbrook opposes Vanier megashelter

The Overbrook Community Association supports SOS Vanier and opposes the Vanier megashelter.

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