Tonight, City Council recognized the recipients of the City's Diversity, Race Relations and Inclusivity Award. Winners were announced in five categories.
Tuesdays At Ten
Ability First Coalition
Small Business and Small Labour
Indigenous Cultural Safety Online Training for Health Care Providers
South West Local Health Integration Network and Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre
Corporations, Large Business and Large Labour
London Committee for Cross Cultural Arts
Institutions Public or Private
Muslim Family Safety Program
Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support and Integration
Social/Community Services (including Not-for-Profits), Education and Training
Kizhaay Anishinaabe Nin
Atlohsa Native Family Healing Services
Youth/Young Adult Groups or Organizations
This award recognizes achievements that promote public awareness of and encourage ongoing initiatives on diversity, anti-racism, inclusivity and human rights to promote and advance London as a welcoming City.
“Our diversity makes us stronger. Individuals and organizations being recognized this year are making London more inclusive and welcoming. They are making London a better city for all,” said Mayor Matt Brown.
“I am so honoured to Chair the London Diversity and Race Relations Advisory Committee. These awards are just one of the ways our committee seeks to recognize and celebrate inclusivity in our community. Congratulations to all winners and nominees,” said Chad Callander, Chair of the London Diversity and Race Relations Advisory Committee.
Londoners are invited to nominate organizations they consider a deserving candidate for the annual Diversity, Race Relations and Inclusivity Award. The award is presented at the closest possible Council meeting date to December 10 - Human Rights Day. Visit www.london.ca/DRRIaward for details on the nomination process.