Halton Black History Awareness Society


  • Address
    1303 Knights Bridge Court
    Burlington, ON, L7P 3K8
  • Telephone: 905 320 0091
  • General Email:
  • Website: www.hbhas.ca
  • Chair : Dennis Scott
  • Charitable Organization: No


Organization Details

  • Organization Type: Diversity/Diversité
  • Focus of Activities
    Anti-racism & Canadian Black History Consulting and Education
    Halton Freedom Celebration Festival
    Emancipation Art Exhibition
    Speakers Forums and Workshops
  • Organization Mandate
    The Halton Freedom Celebration Festival brings together musical acts, children's and youth activities, cultural art, food,
    crafts; heritage, historical, and genealogical vendors promoting inclusivity and community integration. Family venue
    includes basketball competitions; youth art and drum workshops to be expanded upon in 2021.
    Multi-cultural ambience will be infused with Cultural Crafts, Art in the Park, Cultural Designer fashions and accessories,
    Exquisite food, and Exceptional ambience complimenting the best in R&B, Reggae, Soul, Funk, African, Cuban, Jazz
    Fusion, Ska, and Soca.
    The HBHAS is a passionate group of multi-culturals dedicated towards implementing cultural education into the public and
    institutional mindset towards appreciating the values of inclusivity, equality, and self development, while depleting
    bullying, prejudice and inequality on any and all levels.
    The Halton Black History Awareness Society develops programs to erode racism, prejudice and stereotyping towards
    marginalized communities while increasing knowledge of Canadian history and its cultural landscape. This is achieved
    through events including our Annual Emancipation Art Exhibition, Halton Freedom Celebration Festival, Black History
    Speakers' Forums, and speaking engagements to the public, elementary/secondary/university & college students,
    businesses, youth mentoring and collaborating with community groups and historical/genealogical heritage organizations.
  • Organization Capacity
    11 - 50
  • Geographic Mandate