Montreal, QC – “The West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA) will be hosting its first ever Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, June 7th, 2020 at 7pm.
“During the town hall, we want to create a safe space for Black citizens to share their experiences and concerns with localpoliticians, law enforcement and the community at large” says Kemba Mitchell, Chairperson of the West Island Black Community Association. “We’ve also invited a panel of Black professionals to weigh in on the realities of systematic discrimination within their professions. The ultimate goal is to begin creating a unified community-wide approach towards dismantling the oppressive barriers that remain so pervasive throughout Quebec’s Black communities.”
About the West Island Black Community Association (WIBCA)
Founded in 1982, the West Island Black Community Association – a non-profit organization and registered charity – is dedicated to extending its programs for the benefit of all, regardless of ethnic origin, color, gender, religion or race, and to be an integrated, vibrant part of society by continuously increasing the participation in our programs to reach more youths, adults and seniors. WIBCA seeks to relieve loneliness and isolation, educate the public on health issues, various cultures and multiculturalism and operate as a drop-in centre for youths, providing counseling, educational and recreational activities in a supervised setting.”