Press Release – Public Announcement
The Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion is posting a Call For Members. HCCI is a community based organization with a mandate to create a welcoming and inclusive city, a #HamiltonforAll.
Formed in 2006, as a response to the hate crime of arson upon a Hindu temple, that happened in the year 2001, after the attacks on the World Trade Centre in the United States, HCCI developed as a civic resource centre to uphold respecting diversity, practicing equity and speaking out against discrimination.
We are currently seeking community members to join our thriving, diverse Board. We welcome all Hamiltonians with a vision for equity, anti-racism and peace as a part of a vision for inclusive civic engagement. The membership committee has identified the following equity groups as under-represented on the Board and encourages applications from: Seniors, Indigenous and Metis persons, Youth (16-30), Racialized males. All others are also encouraged to apply.
HCCI will hold its Annual General Meeting November 29th at 6pm at the Hamilton Central Library 55 York Boulevard. (Special Guests, Sarah Jama, Jill Andrew MPP (Toronto – St Paul), Laura Mae Lindo MPP (Kitchener Centre) and City Councillor (Hamilton), Ward 3, Nrinder Nann)
If you are interested, please submit your application HERE. Share with us your perspectives, contributions and community involvement (including paid and volunteer work). Your application will be received and presented at the AGM in person. All applicants must join as a member here. Members must pay annually dues of $10 per year. Those seeking Membership must be present at the AGM where your Bio will be presented and voting will take place. We welcome your contribution towards the shared vision of a fair, just and equitable #HamiltonforAll.