The Region of Queens is full of vibrant and active communities with various activities going on throughout the year. A strong sense of belonging is an important step in being an inclusive community.
2021-2022 Diversity and Inclusion Small Grant Recipients
We are so pleased to announce that the Diversity and Inclusion Small Grant Program distributed $10,000 in funding to community organizations to help fund a variety of diversity and inclusion focused groups, events, and programming including:
- A Breath of Fresh Air, youth theatre group
- Truth and Reconciliation Gathering for Sept. 30th, 2021
- Unified Sport, basketball team c/o LRHS
- Indigenous/African Nova Scotian Youth Group
- North Queens Active Living Committee, Club Volleyball for female identifying youth
- North Queens Active Living Committee, Paddleboarding
- Liverpool Regional High School Culture Club, gender-affirming gear, supports and resources
- Liverpool Regional High School, Elder Space in Learning Commons
- Liverpool Curling Club for improving accessibility in washrooms
- Pleasant River Community Hall
* March 8 is International Women's Day. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #breakthebias. Queens County is no stranger to breaking gender biases. To mark the day, Region of Queens Diversity and Inclusion has made a video showing how Region of Queens will help #breakthebias.
How will you? Use #breakthebias.
Watch the video by clicking here.
* Click this link to see a chart of the accomplishments and actions currently underway by the Diversity & Inclusion Action Team.
* Thank you to the Queens Community HealthCast for having Lynda Earle and Eric Levy on to discuss the Diversity and Inclusion Action Team. To learn more about the Diversity and Inclusion Action Team, follow the link!