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The York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities (YRAACC) invites you to celebrate with us at our third annual Black History Month event on February 15, 2020, between 11 am and 4 pm, at Richmond Green Secondary School, 1 William F. Bell Pkwy, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 2T9. The event is free, and we request that you register at:

Our theme this year is “Unifying and Supporting the Next Generation”. We firmly believe in the importance of nurturing our youth as they represent the future of our community. For those of you who have young family members, we have a Children’s Area.

We encourage you to listen to our keynote speaker Clayton Latouche, Associate Director at the York Region District School Board (YRDSB). Also, please come and participate, we will have a panel discussion with a group of inspiring influencer, support our black-owned marketplace and enjoy performances from our visiting artists.

Finally, we will be celebrating the first anniversary of our Sankofa Mentoring Program Students. This program relates to our second theme, “Providing Mentorship to Black Youth.”

We hope you will be able to join us.

To learn more about York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities (YRAACC) or the Sankofa Mentoring Program, please visit or email

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