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

Black Education Fund Opens Intake for Inaugural Scholarship

The Black Education Fund is now accepting applications for their first BEF Scholarship Awards.  Click here for more information.​

New COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Black, African and Caribbean Residents

Bramalea Civic Centre will be the site of a new Peel Vaxx Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic, starting May 15.  Click here for more information.

Brampton Celebrates National Youth Week Virtually May 1 to 7

The City of Brampton will celebrate National Youth Week with virtual events from May 1 to 7.  Click here to read the media release.​

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund Opening in May 2021!

​The fund is a partnership between the federal government and the Federation of African-Canadian Economics (FACE).  Click here for more information!

Largest Study of Black Women Entrepreneurs Released!

BBPA released Canada's largest study of Black Women Entrepreneurs on April 15.  Click here to read the report!​

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Contact

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