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

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On June 10, 2020, Brampton City Council approved a motion to implement and 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​ through developing a holistic framework to embed diversity across the city. 

Gwyneth Chapman was appointed as a Senior Advisor of the Unit, which aims to:

  • develop an action plan to eradicate systemic anti-Black racism in ​Brampton
  • 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​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


business sign-Up Form​

We're building a database of Black-owned businesses in Brampton​ to feature on this web page. If you're interested, please fill out the form.

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Volunteer to help out with the Social, Cultural and Economic Empowerment & Anti-Black Racism Unit​.

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Long-time supporter of The Rose and its Centre Stage Conservatory program, Dr. Cherilyn Sterling-Case, passed on the night of August 2, 2020.





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