Anti-racism Centre for Hamilton Approved after Decade of Effort

By Samantha Craggs, CBC News After more than 10 years of study and delay, Hamilton is finally getting its anti-racism resource centre. City councillors voted unanimously on Wednesday to set up a centre, which would monitor and track racism complaints, as well as support victims. The city is partnering with McMaster University and the Hamilton […]

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Boosting diversity in non-profit boardrooms

Hamilton Spectator ByJeremiah Rodriguez Minority communities in Hamilton have grown over the past several decades, but that growth hasn’t been seen in boardrooms of non-profit and government agencies. One new program is looking to change that. DiverseCity onBoard is an agency aiming to train and match visible minorities and under-represented communities with non-profit boards. Two […]

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DiverseCity onBoard Candidate Highlight: Rani Pooran

“I found the DiverseCity onBoard program really fantastic in terms of highlighting opportunities and connecting me.” After working in the UK for a few years, Rani Pooran returned to Canada and needed to rebuild her network. DiverseCity onBoard played a role in helping her do that: “The board appointments I had were really good for […]

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