Please Note:

Due to COVID19, our office is CURRENTLY CLOSED. Please stay safe and stay tuned for further updates.

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.

Current Events

 

COVID Relief Program

 —-FOCUS GROUP—

MACCA will be hosting two sessions of a community focus group: Jan 13th at 12pm and Jan 14th at 6pm that serves a 3-fold purpose:  

1) To come to a better understanding of how COVID-19 has impacted and /or heightened the needs of community members and in so doing, make any necessary adjustments to our planned relief services.

2) To share with participants MACCA’s community service plans for the first quarter of this year.

3) To bridge a connection between community organizations aimed at enhancing financial, mental, and vocational wellness and focus group participants.

RSVP below to participate in the focus group:
https://form.jotform.com/203646284371255

Notice

You are invited to the
Annual General Meeting of the Markham African Caribbean

Canadian Association (MACCA) to be held on Monday, January 25, 2021, commencing at 7:00p.m. On-line meeting link is available in calendar

All members are eligible to attend the Meeting. However, only members in good standing (those who have paid their membership dues by January 22nd , 2021), will be allowed to vote and to stand for election on the Board.

Members who wish to contest a Board position are requested to submit their nominations on the attached Nomination Form to the Elections Committee for receipt by 5:00 p.m, Tuesday, January 19th, 2021.  All prospective candidates must be properly nominated and seconded in order to comply with the rules for election.

Completed Nomination Form are to be returned to the Elections Committee

Attention: Beverly Hylton, at: bevhylton@yahoo.com
Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association
505 Hood Road, Unit #5 Markham, ON L3R 5V6

 

Community Events

 

Mind & Spirit Youth Leadership Committee Presents:

 —-Warm Winters Jacket Drive—

The Mind and Spirit Youth Leadership (MSYL) Committee is happy to announce our first ever Warm Winters Jacket Drive! We will be distributing jackets to youth (ages 13 – 18) in the community! Through this jacket drive initiative, we hope we can support families in need to purchase an essential for this time of year. 

 If you would like to receive a jacket, please click here to registerhttp://warmwinters.eventbrite.ca/

MSYL will follow up with you to coordinate a pickup time for your jacket.

For further information, please contact: 

Upcoming Events

 

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