Halton Black History Awareness Society (HBHAS) is learning, uncovering and promoting Canadian Black History towards a progressive, inclusive future through art, music, theatre, literature, spoken word; educational, historical and genealogical forums and community collaboration.
- To establish a centre of Canadian Black History excellence, resources & authority, celebrating community, roots & culture towards an inclusive society.
- To be a model in the community by increasing awareness of Canadian Black History and culture through education, inspiration and integration.
Incorporated in affiliation with the Ontario Historical Society
The Halton Black History Awareness Society (HBHAS) logo is a bird called, "Sankofa" from the Ghanaian language.
Sankofa translates into "Reach back and get it (and bring it forward)".
This is what the HBHAS is doing with Canadian black history...
Learning - Uncovering - Promoting
towards a progressive future.