Want to be a part of our community? Interested in attending events to connect with African-descent individuals regarding important topics?Join ACCEC at our events to connect, learn, and contribute to the growth and empowerment of the Black and African-descent community. We host diverse events covering civic engagement, youth development, gender-based violence prevention, and access to justice. Participate in forums, workshops, showcases and campaigns to voice opinions, stay informed, and shape a better future. Join our community dedicated to positive change, where ideas are shared, connections are made, and collective efforts lead to meaningful impact.

Annual Events

National African Descent Youth Summit

The NADY Summit is a two-day event for 300 African Descent youth aged 15 to 30 from across Canada and their allies. The summit themes are “Who We Are,” “How We Live,” and “Where We Are Going.” These themes help African Descent youth explore their identity, culture, and heritage, discuss the systemic challenges and opportunities they face, inspire them to pursue their dreams and aspirations, and promote cross-cultural learning…

Activities & Presentations

Black Women’s Health: Diabetes

Black Women’s Health: Diabetes Join us for an insightful discussion led by Zalind Ifeyinwa Ezeuko, a Diabetes Nurse Specialist, as we delve into the unique challenges and considerations surrounding diabetes in this demographic. Gain valuable knowledge, tips, and resources to better understand and manage diabetes within the
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