Black Cultural Society

Of PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

BCSPEI News

We are hiring!

The Black Cultural Society Executive Director and Women’s Network PEI Project Coordinator are hiring a Peer Support Worker. This position will work on a team, and individually, to create and facilitate programming for GBV survivors. Building positive and trusting relationships with participants and partners, timely communication with colleagues, data recording and reporting to evaluators are critical tasks to be performed throughout the project.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED.

Black Cultural Society Book Club 2022

The BCS Book Club is here! Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a nice book. What makes those days even better is when you can come together twice a month and talk about that book with our amazing BIPOC community! Click below for more information and to register!

Courtside Black Culture Bursary

The Courtside Black Culture Bursary is NOW OPEN. It will award $1000 (each) to three Black Prince Edward Island post-secondary students.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022

Community Needs Assessment Survey

We need help from community members like you. Fill out the community needs assessment survey and let us know where we need to focus our attention. 

Skills Inventory Questionnaire

Are you interested in getting involved with the Black Cultural Society of Prince Edward Island? If you are and have a particular skill set or knowledge base that  could be useful in building up the Island’s Black community, let us know.

Black Business & Creators Directory Registration

Building and supporting community comes in many different forms. Economic and creative empowerment are vital components. So let’s be intentional. Let’s invest in our community. Click below to register for either the Black Business Directory, or the Black Creators Directory (or both!).

Our Focus

VISION

Shaping the future by preserving our heritage, promoting racial equity, and creating partnerships that will assist in the development and success of the Black community in PEI

MISSION

With love: to serve, uplift, advocate for resources, and provide services to protect and strengthen the development of PEI’s Black community.

GOALS

  • Support actions designed to improve and enhance the quality of life for the Black community of Prince Edward Island. (African descent, Caribbean descent, Latin American Descent, descendants of historical Black Islanders)
  • Deliver services, programs, and initiatives to promote and advance racial understanding on behalf of people of African descent
  • Create strategic partnerships with organizations and institutions to address systemic racism and social inequalities

“Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.”

Martin Luther King Jr.