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

Highlighting Brampton Entrepreneurs!

​The Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) contributes to the stability and growth of the local economy by fostering the careful preparation, launch and long-term sustainability of micro and small businesses across all sectors​

Register Now for Dec. 7 Conference on Building Economic Foundations

​This free conference will bring together experts to engage in a conversation on ensuring a more vibrant, fair and progressive economic future for Black Canadians

Two GTA Teachers Receive Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence

Two GTA teachers, Rachel Luke and Jason Bradshaw, have been honoured among the most outstanding in Canada.​

Brampton Fire Department's Michelle John wins Premier's Award

Michelle John, a Fire/Life Safety Education Officer at the City of Brampton has received the Premier's Award for community service.

October 17-23: The African Fashion Pop Up

​A week-long pop-up shop in Bramalea City Centre where you can shop African fashion and support Canadian black-owned businesses.​  Click here​​ for more information





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