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​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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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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The City is developing a Supply Chain Diversity program, and you're invited to learn more! 

Virtual conference to address economic empowerment and anti-Black racism in Canada

On Nov 10, the City hosted its first virtual Economic Empowerment and Anti-Black Racism Conference.

Black Entrepreneurship Program

​The Program is a partnership between the Government of Canada and the private sector. With an investment of up to $221 million over four years, it will help Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs grow and succeed.​

Emancipation Month and Park Renaming

On July 8, Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion to rename Dixie 407 Sports Park to Emancipation Park, in honour of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.

Remembering Dr. Cheryl Sterling-Case

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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