A Message from President Keith Merith
am honoured and privileged to be able to serve as President of the
Association of Black Law Enforcers (A.B.L.E) and to be part of an
incredible leadership team that has become a force for positive social
change over the past 19 years.
over the world changes are occurring. Socially with the advent of
social media, economically, with the ups and downs of our financial
institutions, environmentally with the ever growing movement towards
friendlier ways of managing our natural resources and rapidly expanding
technological advances that alters various aspects of our lives.
are fortunate at A.B.L.E to have embraced change through empowering our
youth to seek great heights and dream great dreams. We engage our
community to operate at a level that we are capable of and demonstrate
our resilience and resourcefulness in achieving success. The work
of this organization has made a difference in the various communities
within and beyond the Province of Ontario.
As the President of this organization, I can assure you that this work will continue.
and creativity remains the driving force in our organization, but it is
the collaboration between the wisdom of the elders and the
insightfulness of youth that will ultimately generate new thinking, new
ideas that will be essential to elevate us to new heights, as the
issues facing our diverse society grow in their complexity.
we offer is guidance born out of wisdom and vetted through time. We
share experiences good and bad. We coach and mentor. We secure
the message – when you lose (you are bound to lose some battles), don’t
lose the lesson.
With your support we are A.B.L.E to carry out this critical work. We will continue to partner with our stakeholders to achieve our collective goals.
join us at our 20th Annual Scholarship Awards Ball on Saturday May
12th, 2012 at La Parc Banquet Hall, Located at 8432 Leslie Street,
Thornhill, ON, Canada. Details can be found on our coming events
Keith Merith, President