#HamiltonForALL

HCCI has partnered with Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council (HIPC) and Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) to launch #HamiltonForAll, a public awareness campaign that celebrates diversity and promotes Hamilton’s vision to be a Hamilton For All.

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MWF2017

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

Sponsorship Opportunity: Multicultural Wellness Fair 2017

May 26, 2017

The annual Multicultural Wellness Fair (MWF) is a multi-agency partnering initiative that aims to reach out to culturally diverse populations in Hamilton with information and resources about mental health and wellness services. The MWF is usually held during mental health week in May. This year, marking its 5th anniversary, it will be held on October […]

Meet our new staff member- Sarah Jama

Apr 20, 2017

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 graduate, Sarah is no stranger to the Hamilton community and has established herself as young community organizer and civic leader. She is the 2016/17 President of […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training for non-profit leaders

Apr 19, 2017

The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) is collaborating with The Regional Diversity Roundtable (RDR) to implement a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training program for leaders in the non-profit sector. The program will equip leaders in non-profit organizations with skills and tools: – To examine the state of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in […]

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