2020 Recipient: Roots Community Services

In 2020, JCAN provided a Community Donation to Roots Community Services Inc. in the amount of $3,000. Roots Community Services Inc. provides culturally-sensitive programs to the Black and Caribbean communities in the Region of Peel.

What They Do: “At RootsCS we strive to help build a vibrant region by inspiring individuals and families to lead healthy and well-balanced lives and become strong contributors within their various communities. With a focus on the Black, African and Caribbean Canadians, our programs are offered from a culturally- appropriate perspective and within an anti-oppression, anti-racism framework. Our programs are geared toward children aged 6 years to seniors well into their 90s.”