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

On June 10, 2020, Brampton City Council 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
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  • with guidance from local community stakeholders, uplift the social, cultural and economic position of Brampton's Black community
 
For more information, read the Council motion and media release​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

News and Announcements

March 11: Black Health Taskforce of Peel COVID-19 Townhall

​Hosted by the Black Health Taskforce of Peel on March 11, 2021, join them for an upcoming COVID-19 townhall for a conversation about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Brampton Proclaims March Black Mental Health Awareness Month!

​In response to the mental health crisis that continues to plague society, and its impact on the Black community, the City of Brampton is recognizing March as “Black Mental Health Awareness and Empowerment Month.”

Brampton Celebrates Int'l Women's Day

The City of Brampton celebrates International Women's Day virtually on Monday, March 8 with a full-day conference that highlights unity, reflection, advocacy and action both globally and at a local level.  Click the headline for more information!

Read about Black History Month in Canada!

Click the headline to read a brief history of Black History Month in Canada at this Government of Canada webpage.  ​

Joint Statement on New Data showing Lack of Diversity on Non-Profit Boards

Click here to read joint statement by The Circle, Network for the Advancement of Black Communities, Imagine Canada, Ontario Nonprofit Network, YMCA Canada and Cooperation Canada

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Contact

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