JCI Statement of Purpose

The challenges of today require problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take action. JunCtian Community Initiatives emerged out of a desire to inspire and empower the community. We are an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and strongly rooted in the community.

JunCtian Community Initiatives


JunCtian Community Initiatives (JCI) “Facing Challenges, Celebrating Solutions” is a dynamic not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering our community. Our focus is to create a safe hub where we engage youth through arts, culture, education, diversity and inclusion, health and wellness, religion and other community activities.

Our youth programs include school assemblies, black youth empowerment programs, teacher workshops to fitness programs and summer camps, we have recently introduced the celebration of Ramadan to our existing Easter and Christmas agenda.

JCI’s outreach with the BlueWater District School Board assists Black youth and families access culturally relevant counselling, career training, recreational programs, and other essential services that address the systemic challenges Black Canadians face.

We consistently ensure that our programs and services are relevant and current to the needs of the communities we serve. We empower participants to discover their potential, build transferable skills & create positive social change in their community.

We have expanded the programs to Dundalk and partnered with the Township of Southgate. It is through our efforts that Southgate, for the first time since amalgamation, has officially recognized February as Black History Month. We are excited to offer a range of programs and look forward to continuing collaboration with this quickly growing and diverse community.







To make positive and long-term changes in the lives of individuals by promoting a suite of services and motivational programs to strengthen the community.


To be a community leader; providing  opportunities to empower and support individuals through community engagement.

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    JunCtian Community Initiatives


    Federal Not-for-profit Corporation # 1212616-8