Who we are

Black Canadian Women in Action (BCW) In Action is a bilingual non-profit organization, committed to making a difference in the lives of black Canadian families living in western Canada. BCW In Action’s vision is to promote Black Canadian Women and girl’s Empowerment in all sectors of society by building self-esteem, leadership and confidence through conferences, workshops, programs etc.

Through its business entity Black Canadians in Action (BCA) in Action brings together entrepreneurs and professionals and provides them opportunities to grow personally and professionally through advocacy, education, leadership, networking, skill building, economic empowerment and programs. BCA aims to be the leader in building a strong western black business community, and 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 black communities living in Canada. Our cultural activities include dance, poetry, art, music among many others. By creating bridges, partnerships and collaborations with other communities and organizations BCW advances the cause of black women and girls.

 

BCW conducts research, compiles data, and disseminates results about the social, economic and cultural of the Black communities. BCW is a regional organization with chapters located across the Western.

 

 

"We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world".

BCW in Action

Our Mission

Empowering Black Canadian Women and Families to explore, invest and exercise leadership in Canadian society and beyond.

Our Vision

Promote and engage in leadership of Black Canadian Women and Families  in all sectors of society.

Our Motto

Inspire, Empower and Engage with Confidence.

 

Our Purpose

Empowering minority black Canadian women and girls to relieve poverty in these communities for the purposes below:

  • Promote support and improve the socioeconomic status and civic engagement of Black families which will facilitate their inclusion and increase their leadership in all sectors of activity.

  • Provide mentorship and leadership programs around issues affecting our communities (job, business, education, health, mental health), and a bursary for young girls.

  • Develop solutions by tools to navigate the system and operating a microlending program for start-up businesses, and building strong communities through entrepreneurship.

  • Relieve conditions associated with aging to individuals affected by these conditions by providing services as the activities to break isolation, shopping assistance and transportation to medical appointments.

  • Advance the public’s appreciation and promote awareness of the Canadian, Caribbean and African heritage by artists and professionals providing African dance, painting, sculptures, spoken word, etc.

  • Relieve conditions associated with wellbeing of individuals affected by poverty.

We Need Your Support Today!

Consider donating to our non-profit!

e-transfer to info@bcwinaction.ca

BCW in Action

INSPIRE, EMPOWER & ENGAGE WITH CONFIDENCE

Inspire Black Canadian girls and women to strive for greatness. We believe that together we can make a difference and ensure the success of our collective future

Email: info@bcwinaction.ca

Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

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