CACD Youth in Action Project

What is the Youth in Action Project? CACD launched “Youth in Action” mini-documentary that showcases children and youth (Middle and High school) writing and directing their short films. This project will run for 2 hours per week for 6 weeks, starting on November 5th and ending December 10th with a graduation/presentation celebration on December 12th, […]

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CACD Black Youth Empowerment Initiative (BYEI)

CACD launches Black Youth Empowerment Initiative (BYEI). Targeted and Corrective Approach: CACD is offering a Targeted and Corrective Black Youth Empowerment Initiative (CACD BYEI) to address various Risk Factors faced by Black Canadian youth through means; such as Digital Literacy; Black History presentations, Leadership, Mentoring and Civic Engagement skills. The CACD BYEI is designed to improve retention, graduation, academic achievement and participation […]

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CET Employment Workshop – March 27, 2019

The recent CACD Youth Employment Initiative was a huge success. This two-prong approach saw CACD teaming up with the Centre for Education and Training (CET) to run employment workshops for student participants to gain skills and training in developing their resumes and learn skills in interviewing and the CACD/Boston Pizza Celebrity Server Night Event saw […]

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Overview of CACD BHM Event – February 21, 2019:

Mississauga Valley Community Centre, (Larry Taylor Auditorium),1275 Mississauga Valley Boulevard, Mississauga, ON February 21stfrom 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. February is Black History Awareness Month and Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD) is playing its part by raising awareness Of how black culture has greatly influenced our society. On February 21st, we will […]

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Beads To Meet Your Needs

The CACD Bead Craft Project, “Beads to meet your Needs” sought to involve children; grades 5 to grade 8, from November 14th to December 5th with life building skills workshops and culminated on December 12th with entertainment, a Fashion Show, showcasing what the students have created in the workshop, presentation by guest speakers and an […]

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National Volunteer Week – A call to Service.

National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2018, is a time to celebrate and to thank all volunteers who have served our community; however, special thank you goes out to all those who have volunteered for CACD. “Volunteering is a willful action, and often there is no tangible reward”. However, it is the most important resource community […]

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Overview of the CACD BHM event, February 27, 2018

Again, The CACD Black History Month celebration on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, with the Theme: “TOGETHER WE RISE” was a stunning success. The celebration began at 4 p.m. with high school students attending a presentation on Black Canadian History by a renowned black history teacher, Mr. Rainford Cornish. At this session, the emphasis was on […]

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CACD Black History Month Event – February 27th, 2018

Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD) has been supporting Black History Month (BHM) since 2006 and this year is no exception. CACD will continue in our quest to bring awareness to Black History Month and what the Black Community has done to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we are […]

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