The United Nations has designated the year of 2011 as the year for People of African Decent.
Canada celebrates February as Black History Month.
During the month of February, Canadians acknowledge the contributions made to the society by persons of the black community. Canadians also acknowledge the struggles of people of African Decent by highlighting these struggles in art shows, media specials and in the education institutions.
Many Canadian Companies are also choosing to the month of February, 2011 to educate the public on Mental Health Issues through various media campaigns and fund-raising activities.
CULE salutes its members of African Decent and acknowledges the struggles for equity and inclusiveness in the workplace and community can have a negative impact on the mental health of its members. CULE remains committed to the fight for equity and social justice in the workplace, community and internationally.