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Our mission is to preserve the best interest and address the needs of African Canadians most affected by the perpetuation of poverty, civic apathy, structural, and systemic inequity. We achieve this by promoting quality of life and augmenting opportunities through collective activities that align with Canada’s legislative framework and The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
ACCEC comprises innovative, solution-oriented, passionate young natural leaders who have a shared vision to invest in young leaders and commit to civic, social and economic prosperity.
To date, the three founding members of ACCEC have worked with over 300 youth of African descent and indigenous youth within the criminal justice system. They have experience creating and implementing tailored and best-promising interventions around gang exiting, mentorship, life skills development, employment , education, identity formation and community participation as a means of crime prevention, reduced interactions with systems, and as a way to enhance youth’s social determinants of health ACCEC founders have created restorative, rehabilitative, and culturally appropriate initiatives for youth with complex needs and trauma.