About the observatory
A lever to address inequalities that are specific to Black communities
To become a recognized actor of social and systemic transformation through the creation of communities for practice and production of knowledge.
MISSION OF THE OBSERVATORY
To document and understand the realities of Black communities, especially youth, from a socio-economic development perspective.
To document, analyze and better understand the socio-economic realities of youth in Black communities. The work will focus on the multiple impacts of anti-black racism in Quebec, the socio-economic development and community practices of black communities.
To support organizations and stakeholders working with youth by providing them with resources to improve and standardize their practices.
Foster collaboration and the sharing of competencies and knowledge among researchers, practitioners and youth, for instance.
To promote the accessibility of the knowledge of Afro-Quebecers and its appropriation by the Quebec population.
Support an innovative approach to research and socioeconomic development for youth in Black communities.
Black Communities Observatory
A scientific and ethical committee will be set up to accompany the Observatory’s research team and ensure the scientific and ethical quality of the work carried out. The scientific committee will also propose recommendations for the development and improvement of the Observatory’s programs
The Observatory benefits from the financial support of the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, which contributes to the prevention of poverty by focusing on academic excellence.