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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.

Immediate Call to Action

On July 15th, 2020. The Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association hosted an Anti- Black Racism Roundtable which brought together 48 of York Region’s most influential stakeholders to discuss the deep rooted impact of anti Black racism and white supremacy in the region of York and beyond.

Black History Program

Black History program in partnership with the City of Markham. This year’s theme is “Words of Wisdom”, chosen in celebration of the wisdom and guidance shared and bestowed by Black Elders. Now more than ever, in the face of the challenges brought about by the pandemic and other world events, learning from the experience and teachings of others gives us strength and hope.

Current Events




Black & Well

February 19 2021
2:00pm Est

Simone Donaldson is a Consultant and Therapist , and owner of Agapé Lens Consulting and Therapy, with over 12 years devoted to mental health, racialized communities, and youth.

She provides consultation and training in the public, private and non-profit sector as well as prioritizes Black Youth 12-24 for counselling and psychotherapy.

Her goal for consultations, training  and therapy, is to patiently and safely guide individuals and groups through their journey, so they may experience sustainable change. Simone believes true healing manifests when we become our most authentic self, allowing us to thrive and live out our purpose.


Art Talks with Bernice Carnegie

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 5 PM

Where: Online via Zoom

Why: To celebrate the life and success of hockey hero Herb Carnegie

In conclusion to our Black History Month celebrations, Markham Arts Council in association with the Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association (MACCA) presents Art Talks with Bernice Carnegie where the inspirational author, Educational and Enrichment Speaker and Storyteller takes us through an exclusive presentation on the life of her father, legendary hockey Hero, Herb Carnegie.
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