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Axis of interventions

For the third year, the Summit will focus on issues facing black communities in culture, economy, education and justice.

Culture

Economy

Education

Justice

Black communities in Quebec

 

Population

There are nearly 320,000 people in Quebec’s black communities.

Economic activity
The participation rate of black community members is higher than the total Quebec population (68.2% vs. 64.9%), but the employment rate is lower (59.0% vs. 60.4%) and the unemployment rate almost twice as high (13.5% vs. 7.0%).
Income

Their average income ($22,822 vs. $32,074) and median income ($18,071 vs. $24,430) was lower than the overall Quebec population.