Timeline Image Body Content June 10, 2020City Council approves a motion to implement and create a Black African & Caribbean Social, Cultural, and Economic Empowerment and Anti-Black Racism Unit. Click here for details.June 19, 2020City appoints Gwyneth Chapman as the Senior Advisor to the City of Brampton’s Black African and Caribbean Social, Cultural and Economic Empowerment and Anti-Back Racism Unit. Click here for details.July 8, 2020Brampton City Council unanimously passes a motion to rename Dixie 407 Sports Park to Emancipation Park, in honour of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Click here for details.November 10, 2020City hosts its first virtual Economic Empowerment and Anti-Black Racism Conference. The virtual one-day conference brings together several municipalities from across Ontario, Black community leaders. Click here for details.December 7, 2020City hosts a virtual conference (part two) on economic empowerment for Black communities. The full-day event brought together experts in finance, education, community support and more to engage in a conversation on ensuring a more vibrant, fair and progressive future for Canada’s Black communities and their economic potential.