Coming Together To Talk with Youth -A Community Conversation of Hope, April 2019

November 4, 2020

It is with great excitement that the Organizing Committee for “Coming Together to Talk with Youth – A Community Conversation of Hope” presents this report. The event took place on April 30, 2019 at Lakehead University, bringing together students from Lakehead Public Schools and Thunder Bay Catholic School Boards, Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, and...

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Diversity in Policing

October 5, 2020

In 2002 Diversity Thunder Bay hired Randy Haluza Delay to do a study about racism. Through the study, A Community Of Acceptance (ACOA), respondents reported that police were one of the top social locations where racism occurred in Thunder Bay. In response to the findings from ACOA and other reports on police relationships with racialized...

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A Community of Acceptance

September 15, 2020

Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities face racism in Thunder Bay, according to a new study issued by Diversity Thunder Bay. Racism has a significant impact on social cohesion in Thunder Bay, hindering cooperation, quality of life, and participation by various population sectors. Most of the racializing takes the form of subtle and marginalizing social practices...

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