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

City pledges to join The BlackNorth Initiative

On June 16, Brampton City Council unanimously pledged to join The BlackNor​th Initiative.​

Black entrepreneurs face significant barriers to success

The results of a major new survey on Black entrepreneurship in Canada reveals systemic barriers to growth and success facing Black Canadian entrepreneurs.​​

Black and Indigenous Youth Internship and Co-op Program

The City of Brampton launched a new performing arts Internship and Co-op Program for Black and Indigenous Youth. ​​

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

The fund will provide loans up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs.​

Rise Up: A Study of 700 Black Women Entrepreneurs

BBPA released Canada's largest study of Black women entrepreneurs.

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Contact

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