New Brunswick is a diverse province attracting talent from all over the world. Immigrants and racialized individuals, despite being highly educated and with strong professional backgrounds, are not fully represented in decision-making spaces in New Brunswick.
The goal to increase participation of immigrants and racialized individuals in New Brunswick’s public, private, and non-profit Boards, Agencies, Commissions and Committees (BACCs). NBMC will collaborate and engage with organizations interested in diversifying their decision-making tables and match Board governance opportunities to program participants.
RePRESENT NB is a a bilingual program that engages newcomers and racialized individuals to access leadership training, mentors, and networks to actively participate in leadership positions. The program will also engage public, private and non-profit Boards, Agencies, Commissions, and Committees interested in creating pathways to diversifying their leadership teams.
The program will:
- Deliver an Anti-Racism Training and Toolkit to organizations and partners.
- Delivery of a civic leadership course for newcomers and racialized people.
- Coordinate a mentorship and experiential learning program for the Civic leadership course participants.