VISSION

A future where African, Caribbean and Black people can engage fully in the civic, social, and economic opportunities available inWaterloo Region without systemic barriers related to anti-Black racism as it pertains to our health and overall wellbeing.

MISSION: 

The ACB Network of Waterloo Region will connect Black communities in Waterloo Region, and build the infrastructure to support Black mobilizing to address structural inequity.

Through active-engagement, advocacy, and community collaboration we will:

  • Focus on key issues that highlight the structural impact of anti-Black racism
  • Provide opportunities for members of our African, Caribbean & Black communities to work collaboratively to reduce and remove structural barriers to equity.
  • Act as a resource for individuals, groups, and the larger community to become aware of the breadth of Black-led initiatives taking place within the region.
  • Act as a catalyst for Black leadership development and social justice organizing