#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

LGBTQ+Hamilton Community Town Hall- September 24, 2016

Sep 19, 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 they envision.

4th Annual Multicultural Wellness Fair in pictures

May 11, 2016

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.  The annual Multicultural Wellness Fair is a multi-agency partnering initiative, coordinated by Good Shepherd, Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI), YWCA and The City of Hamilton Public Health […]

Mayor Fred Eisenberger on DiverseCity onBoard

Apr 18, 2016

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 Hamilton. Opportunity to volunteer, presents itself in many forms. One of these is that of serving as a board member of a non-profit organization. Board […]

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