Be the change

For Black Canadians, our moment is now. The Halifax Declaration is our collective, unified manifesto for recognition, justice, and development. It’s a roadmap for real change – in every sector, and every community.


Power of Youth

Youth Driving Change

As a legacy of the Halifax Declaration, the Power of Youth is a grant program that aims to support young people to realize projects that benefit their own communities, working towards recognition, justice and development for Black Canadians.

United Nations Permanent Forum on People of African Descent (June 2, 2023)

The Declaration on the Global Stage

Co-Founders, the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean and Jean-Daniel Lafond  joined hundreds at the Second Edition of the UN Permanent Forum for People of African Descent. The Declaration was formally submitted as an official document of the forum during the closing ceremony.

National Black Canadians Summits

Montréal 2024, en route !

“…We remain dedicated and actively mobilized for the upcoming 2024 Summit in Montreal, which will conclude the International Decade for People of African Descent (2015–2024) proclaimed by the United Nations.”

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