• Get Your Knee Off Our Necks

    Get Your Knee Off Our Necks


    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 U.S. and abroad. More troubling, however, is these incidents – the violent deaths of George Floyd, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and D’Andre Campbell – are the tip of a pernicious tapestry of anti-Black racism baked into all public institutions including …

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  • Peel CAS & BCAN: #PullingTogether

    Peel CAS & BCAN: #PullingTogether

    Join us Thursday, February 6th, 2020!

    On behalf of the Black Community Action Network and Peel Children’s Aid Society, we would like to invite you to join us in celebrating our unique collaboration on bringing the #PullingTogether Initiative to fruition, as we launch the Akoma Wraparound Service Model - first of its kind in the GTA!

    This wraparound service model for Black children and families in the child welfare system would not be possible without you!

    We are indeed stronger together!


  • Peel CAS & BCAN: #PullingTogether

    Peel CAS & BCAN: #PullingTogether

    Peel CAS and BCAN have partnered together to better support African-Canadian families with culturally appropriate services in a way that respects their diversity and meets their needs. We know that Black-focused agencies are better able to understand the unique challenges of African-Canadian families and that creating opportunities to collaborate with mainstream organizations is critical to improving support to families.

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  • Welcome to Our Site

    Welcome to Our Site

    BCAN is an African centered organization committed to building, healing and advocating for the Black community of Peel. Our Network is comprised of interdiciplinary professionals and community members invested in the holistic well being of the Black community, family and professional.

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  • F.A.C.E.S. Report

    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.


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