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Addressing anti-Black racism in Peel

Regional Council has declared anti-Black racism a crisis

On June 11, 2020, Regional Council passed Resolution 2020-448.

This motion outlined actions we must take to address the inequalities experienced by Peel's Black community and other marginalized groups.

What we're doing

We're listening, learning, and responding to these resolutions. Many actions to address anti-racism and systemic discrimination are underway:

In addition, we'll also:

"Our problem is we talk of these things as if they are things of the past and these things continue to happen. A lot of the inconveniences in our lives stem from systemic racism. It is a pretty in-depth topic that impacts our lives as youth, yet, we are told that things are not that bad." – Youth

Other information

  • July 9, 2020 – Resolution 2020-566
    Based on recommendations from the Black Community Action Network of Peel (BCAN) on how to effectively implement actions.
  • July 9, 2020 – Resolution 2020-559
    Calls-to-actions for delivering equitable programs and services.
  • June 11, 2020 - Resolution 2020-448
    Outlines actions we must take to address the inequalities experienced by Peel's Black community and other marginalized groups