Black Canadian Women In Action (operating under the acronym BCW In Action) is an bilingual, non-profit organization committed to making a difference in the lives of families in Black Canadian communities living in Western Canada. BCW in Action's vision is to promote the empowerment of black Canadian women, girls and families in all sectors of society by building self-esteem, leadership and confidence through conferences, workshops, programs, etc.
Through its business entity; Black Canadian Businesses In Action, (operating under its acronym BCB In Action) brings together entrepreneurs and professionals and provides them with opportunities to develop personally and professionally through advocacy, education, leadership, networking, skills building, economic empowerment and programs. BCB aims to be the leader in building a strong black business community in Western Canada, and to support, promote and empower black entrepreneurs to innovate and conquer national and international markets.
BCW In Action promotes cultural activities specific to our communities, which gives a sense of belonging to Canadian Society. By building bridges, partnerships and collaborations with other communities and organizations, BCW advances the cause of Black women, girls and families.
BCW conducts research, compiles data and disseminates findings on the social, economic and cultural aspects of Black communities.
"We believe all women can embrace who they are,
define their future, and can change the world."
- BCW In Action
To empower Black Canadian women and their families to explore, invest and exercise leadership in all sectors of Canadian society and beyond.
Inspire, Empower and Engage with Confidence.
To be Canada’s leading organization promoting socio economic engagement and development for Black Canadian Women, Girls and Families.
Drive - BCW provides a dynamic platform to its employees, where they can explore their creativity and skills and further enhance themselves
Respect - BCW respects individual human rights and privacy, eliminating all kinds and forms of discrimination, whether based on religion, belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender or physical disability.
Compassion - Compassion drives BCW commitment to serving others with empathy, respect, and dignity
Inclusiveness - BCW values the unique contributions employees of all backgrounds bring to the organization and allows these employees to grow side by side, to the benefit of all.
Collaboration - BCW helps improve productivity and gives employees a sense of purpose in the organization.
Accountability - BCW explains its actions to its stakeholders. Transparency governs the organization of our actions. BCW will publish and make available critical data about the organization.
Integrity & Ethics - Building our entire business on the foundation of honesty and integrity goes a long way into building a strong, trusting relationship with our employees, stakeholders, and customers.
Social Responsibility - BCW behave and conduct its business ethically and with sensitivity towards social, cultural, economic, and environmental issues.
Innovation (Not Imitation) - BCW will always find transformative ways to attain organizational goal(s) for social change.