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Black Youth Mentorship Program (BYMP) in collaboration with HWDSB and NGen Youth Centre

Program objectives In partnership with the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board and NGen Youth Centre the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion is providing high school students (targeting black youth) from select schools with mentorship opportunities to support them develop leadership and life skills through interactive group sessions. Using an anti-black racism framework, the sessions will […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) is called for and will be held at the HCCI Offices, 140 King Street East, Unit 20, in Hamilton ON, on Wednesday, the 24th day of October, 2018, at 6:00 pm (EDT) for the following purposes: 1. To […]

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Ontario Passes Anti-Racism Legislation

Ontario passed legislation today that positions the province as a leader in fighting systemic racism and advancing racial equity for all. The Anti-Racism Act, 2017 strengthens the government’s commitment to identify and combat systemic racism in policies, programs and services and build a fair society where everyone is provided equal opportunity. The legislation: Establishes the […]

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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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