News & Updates

HCCI COVID-19 Support For Black Students

HCCI COVID-19 Support For Black Students

We know that COVID-19 has exacerbated already existing inequities in our communities. We also know that back to school can be a really stressful time for families and students. The Hamilton Centre...

Temporary Closure of HCCI – Response to COVID 19

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion – COVID 19 Response The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion has decided to close its office effective March 16th, 2020 until further notice due to the public...

2018-2019 HCCI Annual Report

2018-2019 HCCI Annual Report

HCCI’s mandate is to support the City of Hamilton and its major institutions, businesses and service providers to: Initiate and sustain processes which promote equity and create welcoming and...

Vote PopUp

Vote PopUp

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion is partnering with the Democratic Engagement Exchange Ryerson Faculty of Arts to bring Vote PopUps to Hamilton. PopUps are simulated polling places run by...

Notice of Annual General Meeting

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...

Multicultural Wellness Fair 2018: October 10, 2018

Multicultural Wellness Fair 2018: October 10, 2018

The Multicultural Wellness Fair 2018 (MWF2018) will be held on October 10, 2018 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Hamilton Central Library. The MWF2018 committee invites your organization to...

Job Posting: Youth Mentorship Program Coordinator

Job Posting: Youth Mentorship Program Coordinator

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI), in partnership with African Canadian Caribbean Association (ACCA), is launching the Together We Can Youth Mentorship Program. The program delivers...

Job Posting: Manager of Programs

Job Posting: Manager of Programs

We are hiring for a Manager of Programs who will be responsible for the management, implementation and supervision of our programs and will work to increase community participation, as well as...

Newcomers onBoard program launches

We are happy to launch Newcomers onBoard with support from the Government of Ontario through the Multicultural Capacity Grant. The initiative is part of the DiverseCity onBoard program with a focus...

#HamiltonForAll Launch: November 28, 2017

Join us for the launch of the first phase of the #HamiltonForAll campaign that visions an inclusive Hamilton and encourages residents to be part of Hamilton's vision to be a Hamilton For All. When:...

Advancing Inclusive Leadership in Hamilton

Panel Discussion and Breakfast November 1st, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Art Gallery of Hamilton The panel will be moderated by Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Dean, The Raymond G. Chang School of...

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...

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...

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...

Meet our new staff member- Sarah Jama

We are pleased to welcome Sarah Jama, who will work as an Outreach Coordinator to support HCCI programs, specifically focusing on DiverseCity onBoard for the coming few months. A recent McMaster...

Interview with Appointee Sonia Kumar

“As a young female entrepreneur with a bicultural background, I think that it’s incredibly important for people of different ages, backgrounds, and experiences to be represented, especially in a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LGBTQ+Hamilton Community Town Hall- September 24, 2016

Members of Hamilton's LGBTQ+ communities are invited to a Town Hall meeting to guide, inform and develop community-driven research on the needs they have, the services they require and the changes...

4th Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair in pictures

[espro-slider id=3459] 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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...