About BIPOC Coffee Talk Inc.

We are a discussion-based non-profit located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Treaty 6 Territory and the Homelands of the Métis). We are committed to addressing and embracing lived experiences of being BIPOC by providing a platform for interested speakers.

Our History


BIPOC Coffee Talk Inc. was conceived

Black Indigenous and Persons of Colour Coffee Talk Incorporated (BIPOC Coffee Talk Inc.) was founded in 2020 by co-founders Theodocia Quagraine and Dyana Castillo. After having a candid and open conversation about race they found solace in their shared experiences. Theodocia and Dyana decided to form the discussion group soon afterwards to reach other People of Colour who are seeking the opportunity to share their experiences or observations of oppression. All are welcome.


Virtual opening ceremony/Q&A

Our inaugural event was held virtually on November, 2020. During the event we introduced our group, shared our mission and vision and got a chance to meet interested participants. We ended the event with a Q&A session.


First Virtual Discussion

Our first discussion was done virtually, the topic was cultural assimilation. We had a total of 10 participants, 7 being BIPOC. 


Officially registered as a non-profit organization in Saskatchewan

Coincidentally we officially registered as a non-profit organization exactly one year after our founding date.

Featured In

Saskatoon discussion group BIPOC Coffee Talk YXE creates opportunities for connection

Julia Peterson · CBC News

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BIPOC Coffee Talk YXE dicusses belonging, anti-racism and microagressions but has to stay virtual


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BCC: The Stories We Tell

Brown Citizens Circle

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Saskatoon group provides safe space for BIPOC to share experiences

Jocelyn Bennet, Saskatoon StarPhoenix

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A new non-profit in Saskatoon gets set to host their first in-person event

Newsroom, 600 CJWW

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Saskatoon organization is inspiring and empowering Black, Indigenous, and people of colour through conversation

Saskatoon Morning with Leisha Grebinski

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Meet Tino the Anti-racist Cat



The Anti-racist Cat
Tino is a friendly and energetic white and black domestic shorthair cat adopted from SPCA Saskatoon in December of 2019 by his human Theresa Quagraine. Tino loves belly rubs, treats, playing, and being an anti-racist. Follow Tino the anti-racist cat on BIPOC Coffee Talk's TikTok account for information on anti-racism.

SpecialThanks to

the stand logo
the princess shop
bip network
the brown citizen circle
Broadway Collective
Sask Lotteries