#HamiltonForAll

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

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MWF2018

The Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair 2018 will be held on October 10, 2018 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

Nominate a professional who supports Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs)

Feb 26, 2016

Nominations are now being accepted for the Kathryn Allen Award that recognizes professionals who demonstrate excellence and have made outstanding contributions in their work to promote the successful registration of Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) as RN/RPN/LPNs in Canada, and/or the integration of IENs into the Canadian health care workforce. The award is named in honor […]

New documentary on racial equity and racism in Hamilton

Feb 4, 2016

McMaster University Ph.D students – Ismaël Traoré and Lisa Watt – recently released an educational documentary entitled “Hamilton’s Ugly Underbelly: Racism”. The film captures the personal stories of Hamiltonians who have experienced blatant and covert forms of discrimination and acknowledges the efforts some are making to heal and bring change. It also covers one of the […]

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 […]

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DiverseCity onBoard bridges the diversity gap in governance and raises the standard for inclusive leadership. It is a national program that provides governance training for everyone and connects qualified candidates from under-represented groups with not-profit and public agency boards.

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DiverseCity onBoard Board Matching program is available to:

  • Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples
  • LGBT+
  • Underrepresented immigrants
  • Visible Minorities
  • Women
  • And coming soon, persons with disabilities.

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Potential Candidates: Join a Board

If you are looking for a way to give back to your community, serving on a board gives you the opportunity to engage at a senior level.

Boards: Find a Board Member

DiverseCity onBoard’s is designed to connect boards with screened, qualified, and trained individuals who are ready to serve on your governance boards and committees.

Board Governance Training

An easy-to-use, self-paced, online governance training platform that is available to any individual throughout Canada or the world.

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Visit DiverseCity onBoard Hamilton's website to learn more about the program and register.

Nationally, more than 800 board appointments have been facilitated by DiverseCity onBoard!

DiverseCity onBoard Hamilton is funded by Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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