Diversity

City of Hamilton Agencies, Boards, & Committees Workshop

 CITY OF HAMILTON AGENCIES, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES Hamilton City Council invites residents to apply to the City’s various local Agencies, Boards and Committees (ABC’s). Each of the ABC’s has a specific mandate. Most meet monthly with additional work required between meetings. Most appointments are for four years to coincide with the term of Council. Interested residents […]

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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 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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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 needed to rebuild her network. DiverseCity onBoard played a role in helping her do that: “The board appointments I had were really good for […]

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