Parents of Black Children (PoBC) is an advocacy group formed to support and address issues related to the success of Black students within schools across York Region. The group began in York Region and is a collective of parents from public, catholic, French public and catholic and private and independent schools. We are working to ensure that our Black children can meet their full potential and achieve success in their
Parents of Black Children is a safe and supportive place for parents and Black students to share their
experiences and issues within the school system and develop strategies and recommendations to improve
the experience of Black students within schools.
The mission of Parents of Black Children is a commitment to advocating and ensuring that all school boards and independent and private schools in the region meet the educational, emotional safety, wellbeing and physical needs of Black students, by providing them with an equitable opportunity to pursue their education in an environment free from oppression and anti-Black racism in all its manifestations.