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

Advertisements for Justice of the Peace Vacancies

​At the request of the Attorney General and in accordance with the Justices of the Peace Act, the Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee invites applications for vacant Justice of the Peace positions in the Province of Ontario in the following court locations:​

The Government of Canada Announces Call for Concepts for the Black-led Philanthropic Endowment Fund

​Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, announced a Call for Concepts for the $200-million Black-led Philanthropic Endowment Fund. Building from the May 2021 consultations, this call seeks innovate ideas from Black communities to ensure the Fund meets their expectations and addresses the unique challenges they face.​

Ontario Recognizing Youth Working to End Racism with Lincoln M. Alexander Award

​The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario will present three exceptional young leaders with the Lincoln M. Alexander Award today to recognize their commitment to anti-racism and equity in their communities.​

Call to Black Brampton Artists, Creatives or Art Collectives: Pixel Exhibition

Have your work featured on the screen in Garden Square!

January 17, 2022: Martin Luther King Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December 1955 until April 4, 1968 for  African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Dr. King is widely regarded as America’s pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history.

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Contact

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