Social, Cultural and Economic Empowerment & Anti-Black Racism Unit

 

The City of Brampton is taking action to address anti-Black racism in our city. 

On June 10, 2020, Brampton City Council unanimously approved a motion​ to create a Black African and Caribbean Social, Cultural and Economic Empowerment & Anti-Black Racism Unit. 

This aligns with the City's Term of Council Priority Brampton is a Mosaic​ to develop a holistic framework to embed diversity across the city. The Unit aims to develop an action plan to eradicate systemic anti-Black racism in ​​ Brampton with guidance from local community stakeholders, and uplift the social, cultural and economic position of Brampton's Black community.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

News and Announcements

October 17-23: The African Fashion Pop Up

​A week-long pop-up shop in Bramalea City Centre where you can shop African fashion and support Canadian black-owned businesses.​  Click here​​ for more information

City of Brampton inducts Ian Williams into the Arts Walk of Fame

The City of Brampton celebrated the induction of Scotiabank Giller Prize winning Author, Ian Williams into the Arts Walk of Fame on October 5, 2021.  Click here​ for more information.  

Ontario Helping Protect Communities Against Racism & Hate

The Ontario government is helping protect communities against racism and hate through its new $1.6 million Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant Program. Click here​ for more information​

Apply for Funding to Establish National Institute for People of African Descent

The Government of Canada is launching a call for proposals to establish a National Institute for People of African Descent. Click here​ for more information.​

OHRC Engages the Public on Development of New Policy

The Ontario Human Rights Commission is developing a new policy statement on the discriminatory display of names, words and images.  Click here for more information.​

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Contact

City of Brampton​​
2 Wellington Street West
Brampton, ON L6Y 4R2​
905.874.2122