ATLANTIC BLACK POLICY CONFERENCE 2023
The Atlantic Black Policy Conference is a representation of Black community-led and policy informed programming in Atlantic Canada, with an agenda that will be applicable to institutions that navigate and carry-out policies pertaining to Black communities. The aim of the ABPC is to build upon existing knowledge, and highlighting the advocacy surrounding policy development and implementation.
The Conference will he held on April 28-30, 2023 at the Delta Hotel, Charlottetown, PEI. The theme for 2023 is Reimagining our Traditions through Black Communities in the Atlantic.
HURRICANE RELIEF SUPPORT
The Black Cultural Society of PEI is providing financial support* for members of PEI’s Black community who find themselves in need following the devastation of Hurricane Fiona. A maximum of $200 is available for individuals in need of assistance with grocery, transportation or medical expenses. Click the link below to access the simple application form.
*Financial support made possible by the Province of PEI and the United Way of PEI
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!).
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
With love: to serve, uplift, advocate for resources, and provide services to protect and strengthen the development of PEI’s Black community.
- 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.