We are hiring: Outreach Coordinator

We are hiring for an Outreach Coordinator whose main role will be to conduct community outreach activities to promote DiverseCity onBoard and other related programs at HCCI.  The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) is a community-based organization with a mission to create effective and sustainable ways of ensuring that all Hamiltonians can fully participate in […]

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Ontario government unveils 3-year plan to battle racism

The provincial government has announced a sweeping new plan for tackling systemic racism that includes Ontario’s first anti-racism legislation, $47 million for black youth, and a framework for collecting race-based data — something community activists have long demanded. The “pan-government” strategy — developed over the last year by the province’s still-fledgling anti-racism directorate — was […]

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Press Release Regarding Violent Attack on Quebec City Mosque

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2017 HAMILTON – The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) stands in solidarity with members of the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in condemning the horrific fatal attacks on worshippers at its Masjid on Sunday night in Québec city. This incident is a reminder that attacks against religious minorities and […]

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Being an Ally: Cultural Competency Workshop

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI), in collaboration with Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council (HIPC) and Wesley Urban Ministries, is happy to offer this Cultural Competency Workshop to individuals and groups that are involved in welcoming and settling Syrian refugees in Hamilton. This 2.5 hours workshop is focused on developing cross-cultural communications skills, respecting differences and […]

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Honour Based Violence (HBV): Information Session

This November, in support of Women Abuse Prevention Month, Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) invites you to raise awareness about Honour Based Violence (HBV), which is a form violence against an individual who has ‘dishonoured’ their family. It is critical for service providers to understand the role of cultural factors in violence against women […]

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DiverseCity onBoard Matching Program Expands to New Groups

We are pleased to announce a major expansion of the DiverseCity onBoard board matching program to include communities that are currently under-represented on governance boards. Since its inception in 2006, DiverseCity onBoard has become a catalyst for diversity in leadership and good governance in the not-for-profit and public sectors. The program has a network of over 1,800 […]

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Hamilton Pride: Community call-out

Do you have a vision for pride in Hamilton and want to get involved? You are invited to come represent the Hamilton diverse LGBTQ communities at a town hall meeting to share your ideas, make recommendations and help constitute a new Hamilton pride oversight committee.

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4th Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair in pictures

On Saturday, May 7th, 2016, more 350 people attended the 4th Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair, which was held at David Braley Health Sciences Centre of McMaster University.  The annual Multicultural Wellness Fair is a multi-agency partnering initiative, coordinated by Good Shepherd, Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI), YWCA and The City of Hamilton Public Health […]

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