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Agencies: Application for the Multicultural Wellness Fair is Open

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Multicultural Wellness Fair 2017 Exhibitor Registration Form The registration fee for agencies to book an information booth at the fair is $30.00. The money received from this is used to provide presenters and performers with a small honorarium for their contribution. After you fill out and submit this application form, we will […]

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Job posting: Anti-Racism Officer

The newly-created position of Anti-Racism Officer will establish, coordinate, maintain and manage the daily operations of a comprehensive city-wide Anti-Racism Resource Centre for members of Hamilton’s racialized communities who are experiencing/have experienced incidents of racism and/or race-based discrimination in the City of Hamilton. The Anti-Racism Resource Centre is a partnership with McMaster University’s Equity and […]

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5th Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair 2017

The Multicultural Wellness Fair is a multi-agency initiative that aims to reach out to culturally diverse populations in Hamilton to provide education about mental health and free community resources. The idea for the multicultural wellness fair was born out of the Facilitating Mental Health and Addictions Action and Inclusion Project in 2012. This outreach project […]

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Anti Racism Action Initiative Community Report-Back

On November 25th 2016 The McMaster Womanists collaborated with community groups to initiate conversations in order to provide a more accessible venue for community members and students who wish to discuss their experiences of racism, and xenophobia. This initiative worked to eliminate the bureaucracy and positional hardships that accompanies being vocal around issues of racism in […]

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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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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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