#HamiltonForAll campaign celebrates
diversity and encourages residents to be
part of Hamilton’s vision to be a Hamilton For All.

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The 5th Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair 2017 will be held on October 10, 2017 on World Mental Health Day.

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Board Appointee Showcase

“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 growing, diverse city such as Hamilton”

Sonia Kumar, appointed at Lynwood Charlton Centre.

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Board Matching Program Exapands

The DiverseCity onBoard board matching service now serves: Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples, LGBT+, underrepresented immigrants, visible minorities and all women

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DiverseCity onBoard

Working towards ensuring governance boards of non-profit and public bodies represent the population they serve, DiverseCity onBoard connects qualified, pre-screened candidates from visible minority and underrepresented communities to volunteer board  positions.

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Community Engagement

HCCI uses its partnerships with diverse communities, organizations, businesses, community groups, elected representatives, labour, and citizens to facilitate dialogue and provide opportunities to build leadership skills and increase civic engagement at all levels.

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Advantage Diversity

Advantage Diversity is a workplace transformation program that will enable you to realize all the benefits of a dynamic, diverse, inclusive organizational culture. We’ve worked with businesses, school boards, police services, front-line social service organizations, healthcare providers and non-profits.

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Who we are

Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) is a community based organization with a mandate to create a welcoming and inclusive city.

Current Programs

Community Engagement

Builds community through community engagement, public education, capacity building and advocacy at both individual and institution levels.

DiverseCity onBoard

A board matching service that trains and connects individuals from diverse backgrounds with board opportunities on nonprofit and public boards.

Advantage Diversity

A workplace transformation program that enables organizations to become more successful by embracing the benefits of a skilled, diverse workforce.

The latest from our blog

Black History Month 2016

Feb 4, 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 […]

Anti-racism Centre for Hamilton Approved after Decade of Effort

Nov 19, 2015

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 […]

Boosting diversity in non-profit boardrooms

Aug 14, 2015

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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