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Get Your Knee Off Our Necks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Peel Region, ON June 9th, 2020 On this day as the world celebrates the life of George Floyd, and like many across North America and the globe, the Black Community Action Network (BCAN) of Peel is deeply disheartened by recent tragedies of anti-Black racism that have sparked mass demonstrations across Canada, the(…)

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BCAN – Peel Council Debate

BCAN – Peel Council Debate

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Mississauga News

Mississauga News

Peel CAS and BCAN Partner Together to Help Youth Peel CAS and BCAN Peel sign memorandum of understanding with the shared goal that African-Canadian families receive relevant, meaningful, culturally safe and appropriate services and supports. From left: Peel CAS CEO Rav Bains, Peel CAS board president Juliet Jackson, BCAN Community Development Manager Sophia Brown Ramsay(…)

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Toronto Star articles

Peel Region no haven for black youth struggling with racism and alienation Peel group calls for GTA African-Canadian children’s aid society ‘Rogue’ voice against racism takes a stand for children in care Peel groups fear U.S. policing tensions could spread here Peel police board focuses on ‘being bold’ Newly elected Peel police board chair sets(…)

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F.A.C.E.S. Report

The F.A.C.E.S. report – Facilitating Access, Change and Equity in Systems – examines the social well-being of Black youth in Peel Region and the supports needed to ensure the opportunity to thrive. The research presented is a compilation of demographic and socio-economic data as well as key interviews with service providers and Black youth themselves.Summary(…)

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Racial Profiling

Racial Profiling

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Police Checks and Carding In Brampton

Police Checks and Carding In Brampton

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