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 Partners on Black Youth-Led Training Farm

The City of Brampton and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) are supporting the development of a Black youth-led training farm.  

"Passing the Torch" Awards

Economic Empowerment and Anti-Black Racism Unit presents "Passing the Torch" Awards, bringing together Black Community Trailblazers and Black Youth Achievers, allowing trailblazers to "Pass on the Torch," symbolizing the path to success.

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. ​​
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Contact

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