About BCAN

BCAN-AWARDS-2016-180-of-245The Black Community Action Network of Peel (BCAN) represents a network of various organizations, professionals, residents and allies who are united in a mission to promote equity-focused systems change and community empowerment through advocacy, community organizing and development, leadership development, community education and research. BCAN has been at the forefront of regional efforts to advance anti-racism in key sectors including education, criminal justice, child welfare, and mental health. BCAN is actively involved advocating for equity in policing and criminal justice, building bridges between community stakeholders and Peel Regional Police.

Our Vision

A strong and vibrant African Caribbean Black community in Peel.

Our Mission

To provide leadership for the development of strong community and responsive systems through community organization, mobilization, education, advocacy and civic engagement. BCAN is a network of professionals, residents, allies and agencies coming together to deal with issues related to African/Caribbean/Black population in Peel.

Organization Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Partnership
  • Advocacy
  • Capacity Building


Meet our Board Members here >>