This year’s theme is “Everyone Welcome” Empowering Markham Students as Emerging Champions in Equity.

Many Faces of Markham is also an art, writing and video competition open to elementary and secondary school students in Markham. Winners in each category are recognized during the Many Faces of Markham celebration. The event also features live cultural performances.

Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission will be speaking at the event.

Renu Mandhane was appointed Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission in October 2015. She is the former Executive Director of the award-winning International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She has an LL.M in international human rights law from New York University. Renu began her practice focused on criminal law, and in that capacity she represented many survivors of sexual violence and prisoners. Renu has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and the United Nations. Most recently, Renu was recognized by Canadian Lawyer magazine as one of Canada’s most influential lawyers for her advocacy related to solitary confinement.

Pizza is available to be purchases for a suggested donation of $2 in support of Yellow Brick House.



Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 10 AM

Location: Bur Oak Secondary School, 933 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham

Reserve your Free tickets online.