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

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 Education Fund Inaugural Scholarship

The Black Education Fund is now accepting applications for their first BEF Scholarship Awards. Deadline is June 18!

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

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

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