Return on Colour is an online platform working to connect businesses, nonprofits, professionals, students, entrepreneurs, and freelancers of African descent.
Return on Colour hopes to work towards ongoing education, community building, eliminating anti-Black racism, and building a more successful economy within the Black community. We are a technology-based company that focuses on building platforms, amplifying stories, and turning data into useful information.
Businesses, professionals, and organizations in Canada today struggle to connect with the Black professional community. This results in low diversity in corporate leadership and on boards, reduced innovation and creativity, and potential limitations on financial performance.
We are a technology-based company that focuses on building platforms, amplifying stories, and turning data into useful information.
We are a directory of Black-owned businesses, professionals, and organizations in Canada
We are rooted in helping Black Canadians overcome anti-Black racism and work towards economic security, ongoing education, community building, and inclusive hiring practices.
We believe that justice and success are achieved not only by dismantling racist systems but also by proactively creating opportunities for Black Canadians. We believe not only that Black people should be given a seat at the table, but also that Black people must build their own table. Rather than remaining subject to the whims of governments and other external entities that have historically put Black people at a disadvantage, we need to take control of our futures. We need to care about our own health, community, education, economic security, safety, and justice.
We believe not only that Black people should be given a seat at the table, but also that Black people must build their own table.
Thanks to technology, everyone is their own media company. The amount of dialogue and sharing of information that is happening at scale means that we can take back control of our own collective narrative, rather than relying on an outside source. We are able to document the issues and challenges faced by the Black community and share this data on a broad scale. We are able to interconnect and create faster and more efficient solutions that are specific to our community.
Return on Colour aims to organize Black Canadian businesses, professionals, and organizations to make them more searchable and accessible. We want to disrupt the platforms that don’t serve us and make it easier for Black professionals to support one another, and for non-Black professionals to connect and work with the Black community.
We are able to interconnect and create faster and more efficient solutions that are specific to our community.
We want to help not-for-profit organizations, businesses, professionals, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and creators engage each other and better connect to help grow the Black professional community.
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