Communities that Embrace Diversity and Reject Racism
A community where racism exists cannot be truly inclusive. Racism can take the form of discrimination when accessing services, lack of opportunities for advancement, or hateful speech. Valuing and celebrating diversity, building strong working relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organizations, and teaching youth about culture fight racism.
The Benefits for People
When Thunder Bay has diversity that is valued and racism is not accepted:
– People feel safe.
– People are engaged in community life.
– People know they belong.
– People live with dignity.
– People can get the help they need.