The People’s Residence is the leading African & Caribbean Canadian cultural centre
Legacy Lives Here
A Different Booklist Cultural Centre (ADBCC) – The People’s Residence is a non-profit hub and destination that provides opportunities to experience the rich culture and history of Canadians of African and Caribbean ancestry. The Centre engages the public to learn about these proud stories using literature, music, drama, dance and visual arts.
We are for the people. By the people. We are constantly evolving.
We’re moving to an expanded home in the New Mirvish Village in Fall 2022.
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Mark your name in history with a brick for our new building.
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Tis the season for giving and these Champions agree! Over the next 10 weeks, ADBCC champions will be competing to raise the most dollars within their network within the Buy A Brick campaign to fund our new home.
The Great Cake Bake Off
Come one, come all! It’s time to crown this year’s “Best Black Cake” of 2021! Whether you are a baker or a volunteer taste tester, mark your calendars for Saturday, December 11, 2021 to join us for Black Cake Day 2021.