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Standing on Their Shoulders Leaves a Lasting Impression

Standing on Their Shoulders Leaves a Lasting Impression By Ashlie Bienvenu On Thursday, September 28th, the BCRC was asked to present the Standing on Their Shoulders videos (a past BCRC community project), to students at McGill, for community involvement day. The videos were very well received by the McGill students who signed up for the […]

Position on Amending the Bill for the Education Act

BCRC STATEMENT OF POSITION ON THE BILL TO AMEND THE BILL AMENDING THE EDUCATION ACT By the President of BCRC This was presented to the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and submitted to the Montreal Hearings on Bill 105.   Background and Analysis Language has become a very controversial topic in Quebec and Canada. In […]

Armed with the Facts

Armed with the Facts—Premier Couillard is called upon to act. Examination and Reformation of the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission requested By Yvonne Sam. Chairman (Rights and Freedoms Committee) Black Community Resource Centre   As the issue on race relations persists in this country, especially the province of Quebec, the Quebec Human Rights […]

Montreal’s 2016 Black Community Forum

On June 16, 2016, the BCRC went down in history as the hosts of the, second only, Black Community Forum in Montreal. Held at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges, where the BCRC offices are located, the Forum brought together individuals and organizations that hold, as their mandate, the goal of meeting the needs of the Montreal Black Community. […]

Black Community Forum June 16 2016

A Summary Report from the BCRC Forum Secretariat By Dr. Clarence S. Bayne   24 years after the First Black Community Forum at Val Morin (July 3-5 1992), key Black Community organizations were called together by the Black Community Resource Center (BCRC), at 6767 Cote-des-Neiges. The general purpose of this Community Forum was to review […]

House of Kings and Queens

A Truly Individualized Program, Tailored for Each Specific Person We, at the BCRC, would like to present our upcoming program: House of Kings and Queens. Due to an interview with the chief coordinator of the program, Shimmon Hutchinson, we now have an inside view of this wonderful, one-of-a-kind program. The “Kings and Queens” program seeks […]