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AMAPCEO Celebrates Black History Month

Publish date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 update

We Shall Overcome - February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month. AMAPCEO recognizes Black History Month as an occasion to highlight and to reflect on the accomplishments and contributions of Canadians of African descent, and on the work that remains to be done by all of us to promote equity in the workplace and in society. Learn more about the origins of Black History Month in Canada.

Read on to find out how you can celebrate.

Self-identify with an AMAPCEO equity-seeking group? Join an Equity Caucus today!


Learn more about the history of people of African descent in Canada:


Virtual events:


Show your recognition of Black history in Canada:


Read our profiles of prominent Black Canadians and organizations:

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More about AMAPCEO and our Members: Established in 1992, the Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees is a bargaining agent that represents 12,000 professional and supervisory public servants, most of whom work directly for the Government of Ontario in every ministry and in a number of agencies, boards and commissions; in 130 communities throughout Ontario and in eleven cities outside Canada. We also represent employees outside the Ontario Public Service in: the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth; Waypoint Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene; Public Health Ontario; Health Quality Ontario; the Ontario Arts Council and the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner.