Emancipation Month

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Saturday, August 1, 2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

August 1 is Emancipation Day, and August marks Emancipation Month in Brampton. The City of Brampton is committed to celebrating Brampton’s diversity and honouring this important day and month with events and resources throughout August.​​​ Please continue to check back throughout the month for updates.


John Lewis

Often called  "one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced," John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he calls "The Beloved Community” in America.   His dedication to the highest ethical standards and moral principles has won him the admiration of many of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the United States Congress.

Read John Lewis Opinion Essay Last words Change has Come Speech Lewis's Key Speeches


Black Talents

​Not for profit organization here to I inspire Black Youth ages 13-23 years of age for career success. We are a fully online company with great presence in the community as well. We provide virtual career workshop to assist Youth with employment and work opportunities. Provide Mentorship to Youth in high schools and colleges and engagement activities online to enhance their well-being.Visit blacktalents.ca

Carla Helps Revolutionary Wellness

​Carla Hemans is a Certified Life Coach. She offers various workshops on assertiveness training, habit manipulation, and group coaching sessions.Visit carlahelpsnow.com

Charismatic Renewal Ministries Inc

​Faith basedVisit crm-can.org

Jamaican Canadian Association

The Jamaican-Canadian Association was founded in 1962 by a group of Jamaicans then living in Toronto. The impetus for the creation of the association was the emergence of Jamaica from colonial status to becoming an independent nation in August, 1962. Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) is the community hub for not only Jamaican Canadians but to the wider African, Caribbean, Canadian Community. The JCA is at the heart of cultural activities in Jamaica as it is one of the largest cultural spaces available to the black community.Visit jcaontario.org

JunCtian Community Initiatives

​Not for profit organization empowering our Community, thru organized arts, education, social and justice services and other Community endeavors.Visit JunCtianci.com


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2 Wellington St W, Brampton​