Welcome to the Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association

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Become a Member

Membership means joining a community of progressive Afro-Caribbean and Canadian people who share a passion for getting out, being involved, and participating in community endeavors.

Get Involved

MACCA provides a variety of programs and services to the York-Region and GTA community. While our programs are developed with a Caribbean lens, they are open to all people from all backgrounds.

Upcoming Events

MACCA’s cultural events have community appeal, and impact. From fundraising to awareness our events are fun and entertaining. Check out our events calendar for the latest on what’s happening @ MACCA.

2022 MACCA Scholarship


Applications are closed. 

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apply for this amazing opportunity.

YSSI Youth School Success initiative

An ethno-specific collaborative made up of 7 York and Toronto-based agencies working together to empower the educational and holistic success of black youth in York and Toronto regions.

Register to learn more about this exciting new program

Winter Events

Black Excellence in Stem

Monday February 6th, 2023 | 11am-12pm

Join us at the Aaniin Community Center

Presentation from Catherine Chambers B.A., M.Ed., MT, OCT, PhD student

Alzheimer’s Awareness:
Living the Best Quality of Life

Tuesday February 7th, 2023

Join us at Aaniin Community Center in Room A. Presentation from Natalie Johnson, RD, MPH with Health for All Family Team between 11am-12pm

Creating your Special Afrocentric Valentine Cards

Wednesday February 8th, 2023 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Join us at Aaniin Community Center – Youth Room.

Led by JM Couture Crafts

Musical Story
Featuring: Afro Jamaican Sounds 

Monday February 13th, 2023 | 7:00pm

Join us at Aaniin Community Center

Presented by: Maurice Gordon

Creative Storytelling 

Wednesday February 15th, 2023 | 6:30pm –  8:00pm

Join us at Aaniin Community Center – Youth Room

Featuring local authors:
Fay Ferguson & Malek McGregor

A Creative Innovative Mind 

Friday February 24th, 2023 | 11:00am –  1:15pm

Markham Museum 
9350 Markham Rd. Markham, ON L3P 3J3

Live Demonstrations | CMIM exhibit curated by Mr.Francis Jeffers | Guest speaker: Dr. Solomon Boakye-Yiadom, PH.D,P.Eng 

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to be featured in our newsletters where we highlight community initiatives like yours! 

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