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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Mayor Fred Eisenberger on DiverseCity onBoard

Supporting DiverseCity onBoard, Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger wrote: I am pleased to see that the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion has brought the DiverseCity onBoard program to the City of Hamilton. Opportunity to volunteer, presents itself in many forms. One of these is that of serving as a board member of a non-profit organization. Board […]

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Multicultural Wellness Fair 2016

The Multicultural Wellness Fair’s organizing committee is inviting service providers and community groups to participate in the 4th annual Multicultural Wellness Fair. The 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 department. The first Multicultural Wellness Fair […]

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Black Words Matter: Celebrating Black Literary Achievement

The National Reading Campaign in partnership with TD Bank present an evening of performances, readings and panel discussion celebrating Black literary achievement. We’ll also have live painting, music, and a reception to follow! When: February 26 | 7:00pm Where: Art Gallery of Hamilton | 123 King Street West, Hamilton Cost: $10 AUTHORS George Elliot Clarke is the Canada’s 7th Parliamentary […]

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Nominate a professional who supports Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs)

Nominations are now being accepted for the Kathryn Allen Award that recognizes professionals who demonstrate excellence and have made outstanding contributions in their work to promote the successful registration of Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) as RN/RPN/LPNs in Canada, and/or the integration of IENs into the Canadian health care workforce. The award is named in honor […]

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New documentary on racial equity and racism in Hamilton

McMaster University Ph.D students – Ismaël Traoré and Lisa Watt – recently released an educational documentary entitled “Hamilton’s Ugly Underbelly: Racism”. The film captures the personal stories of Hamiltonians who have experienced blatant and covert forms of discrimination and acknowledges the efforts some are making to heal and bring change. It also covers one of the […]

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Black History Month 2016

Here are some events that are happening in Hamilton in celebration of Black History Month 2016. Passage to Freedom: Secretes of the Underground Railroad The City of Hamilton’s Access & Equity office presents the exhibit “Passage to Freedom: Secrets of the Underground Railroad”. Come and learn about the underground railroad. The exhibit explores slavery, the […]

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