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City of London Recognizes Recipients of its Diversity, Race Relations and Inclusivity Awards


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


Sunfest

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.