Preserve history, pass on knowledge, collect resources, and recognize experiences and practices of Black Canadians in the National Capital Region through oral and written tradition and initiatives.
Pass On Knowledge
Recognize Experiences & Practices
We believe as a community that it’s our responsibility to carry our own stories forward.
We are committed to building trust with our elders and youth especially in the terms of sharing truth and knowledge.
We are committed to educating our Black communities particularly with a youth focus to teach history and promote heritage and pride as well as providing opportunities and safe spaces for them to elevate, encourage, and engage with one another.
We believe in the importance of leadership on a mentorship level for personal development of building confidence, honesty and integrity, accountability, commitment, and motivation in taking on responsibilities in building our communities.
We are committed to documenting oral and written history that is accessible, inclusive, respectful, informational and intentional.
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We are the Black Canadian Archive for the National Capital Region.
Our mission is to preserve history, pass on knowledge, collect resources, and recognize experiences and practices of Black Canadians in the National Capital Region through oral and written tradition and initiatives.