Black Canadian Women In Action (operating under the acronym BCW In Action) is an bilingual, non-profit organization committed to making a difference in the lives of families in Black Canadian communities living in Western Canada. BCW in Action’s vision is to promote the empowerment of black Canadian women, girls and families in all sectors of society by building self-esteem, leadership and confidence through conferences, workshops, programs, etc.
Through its business entity; BCW In Action brings together entrepreneurs and professionals and provides them with opportunities to develop personally and professionally through advocacy, education, leadership, networking, skills building, economic empowerment and programs. BCW in Action aims to be the leader in building a strong black business community in Western Canada, and to support, promote and empower black entrepreneurs to innovate and conquer national and international markets.
BCW In Action promotes cultural activities specific to our communities, which gives a sense of belonging to Canadian Society. By building bridges, partnerships and collaborations with other communities and organizations, BCW advances the cause of Black women, girls and families.
BCW conducts research, compiles data and disseminates findings on the social, economic and cultural aspects of Black communities. BCW is a regional organization with chapters in Western Canada.