Anti-Black racism exists in Canada. One way to show your support of Black Canadians is by making a donation of any amount to local organizations who are doing the ground work 365 days a year. In honour of #BlackOutTuesday, these are some of the Black organizations in Canada that you can support (through a financial contribution or otherwise) today and every day.
This Ontario-based non-profit organization offers free legal services to low- and no-income Black residents of the province.
A registered charity that supports Black Canadians’ health and well-being.
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre provides primary healthcare to racialized women from the African, Black, Caribbean, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto and surrounding municipalities.
FoodShare Toronto is partnering with @notanotherblacklife to deliver free Good Food Boxes to Black and Indigenous families who are self-isolating after participating in the Justice for Regis March in Toronto. If the fund-raising goal is exceeded, funds will go towards providing free Good Food Boxes to Black-serving organizations.
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Since 1992, the Black Youth Helpline has been supporting young Black Canadians nationwide.
This Vancouver-based organization is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Vancouver and B.C.’s Black history.
Based in Toronto, this organization specifically supports Black womxn and survivors of sexual violence by creating culturally relevant content, educational tools, healing spaces and economic opportunities.
A Toronto-based organization that showcases and promotes arts from across the Afro-Diaspora.
Black Space Winnipeg fosters safe spaces for people of colour through community events, artist demonstrations and workshops.
A subset of the Council for the Advancement for African-Canadians in Alberta, The Come Up is youth-led organization in Edmonton with a focus on Black empowerment and community events.
This charity focuses on Black youth ages 14 and over and is committed to youth workforce development, education and advocacy to influence systems.
Provides computer science education and digital literacy to Black boys through educational workshops.
The BBPA has been advancing professional opportunities for Black Canadians nationwide since 1983.
A national organization that advances Black Canadians’ social, economic, political and cultural interests.
Supports Black therapists across Ontario to enable low/no-cost mental health care and ensures therapists are paid fairly.
A non-profit founded in 1972 to provide African Canadian youth between the ages of 8 and 25 with a sense of belonging and connection to their heritage.
A donation to the “Being Black in Canada” project gives underserved emerging Black filmmakers in Toronto free training and mentorship and access to professional equipment, editing studios and professional crews to assist them from beginning to the end of their documentary filmmaking process.
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