CENTER FOR BLACK EXCELLENCE AND EMPOWERMENT
Immigrant Services for Black & African Diaspora Newcomers
This program provides services that are tailored to welcome, support and equip Black immigrants and refugees with what it takes to become contributing members of the society in a very short time to avoid isolation, depression, discouragement, hopelessness and feelings of alienation.
- Supportive and connective programs, outreach services, activities and events that aim to strengthen vulnerable members of the Black community, and help them towards connectedness/integration, in efforts to curb isolation of all kinds, and in the spirit of fostering community inclusion, capacity building, and integration.
- Crisis management phone line and counselling services dedicated to meeting the emotional needs and respond to critical situations faced by Black individuals and families, with our highly trained professionals who work through crises with callers to help them remain calm, provide direction and guidance, to get more resources to help them get through the crisis via referral services.
- Support services in terms of interpretation and translation, so Black recipients can access the services they need in the language they understand, transportation support to facilitate access for those with limited revenues, child minding services that will allow parents to access the services without disruptions, materials support including clothing and basic necessities for those who are experiencing economic hardship, financial support to help those in emergency financial status, bursaries and scholarship to encourage academic excellency of Black students, and other material, moral, psychological and emotional support, as needed.
OUR UNIQUE PROGRAMS
Leadership and Mentorship Program
To raise leaders that will make lasting changes, influence upcoming generations, and help eradicate the social and racial barriers and inequalities in political, social and economic arenas.
Career and Entrepreneur Excellence
This program motivates Black people to aim high and become competitive as the next generation of entrepreneurs and professionals in their respective fields.
The Bridges Program
Designed to promote cross-race relationships and social cohesion and break the perpetuation of stereotypes by educating participants about racism and racial identity.
Spiritual Healing and Wholeness
Healing from generational/familial trauma, immigration traumas, oppression, displacement, socio-economical traumas, internalized racism, and traumas, etc., to raise leaders.
Specialized Family Services
These services include restorative family programs and services, one-on-one counselling and therapeutic support and a wide range of health and wellness educational programs and services.
Black Children & Youth Support
Designed to promote cross-race relationships and social cohesion and break the perpetuation of stereotypes, encouraging understanding and connectedness within communities.
Immigrant Services for Newcomers
Services tailored to welcome, support and equip Black immigrants and refugees to avoid isolation, depression, discouragement, hopelessness and feelings of alienation in a new country.
Anti-Racism Education & Awareness
to reduce hate crimes and racial discrimination through awareness campaigns and reduce anti-Black racism through various community education discussions and activities.
Digital Literacy Partnership Program
We have a committment towards improving digital literacy and skill development in Canada’s Black communities help advance their economic, financial, and social inclusion.