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Congratulations to DiverseCity onBoard roster members, Brian Chu, Mohamed Dhanani, Allan Mark, and Noella Milne, who have been included in Diversity 50.
Today, the Green Party of Ontario looks a lot different, thanks to the election of Judith Van Veldhuysen as Deputy Leader and member of the Green “shadow cabinet.” Judith is part of a trend, or a “changing of the guard” in Ontario politics, especially in the Greater Toronto Area.
We know that our demographic reality is often not reflected in media stories. There is an absence of visible minority representation in the media, both in the newsroom and in the news. So, we created DiverseCity Voices.
“Civic literacy matters because it allows us to really take hold of our own future, our own problems, our own issues. It allows us to become agents of change as we build our community.”
Andre Vashist, volunteer, Agincourt Community Services Association (Building Blocks partner)
Interested in the well-being of the Greater Toronto Area? Then you should be interested in the supply chain. The supply chain matters because it delivers the goods and services we all consume.
Nidhi Tandon calls herself one of the “oldies” of the DiverseCity onBoard program. A former journalist, she has been part of the roster since day one and understands how important the program is to both individuals and organizations.
Many Canadian companies have come to recognize and embrace the benefits of diversity in their workforce and in their leadership. But how many have ethnic and racial diversity in their supply chains?
“Broads on Boards” was just one initiative cited for increasing gender diversity on boards of directors at a recent breakfast panel discussion.
It was an exciting moment when Maytree’s DiverseCity onBoard program won a United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Intercultural Innovation Award in late 2011.
School4Civics (part of the DiverseCity project) provided more than three years of political training for diverse, emerging leaders in the Greater Toronto Area. What has our impact been?