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March 21 - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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MARKHAM, ON – March 21, 2019 — Markham condemns hatred and shares a deep sorrow for those affected by all tragedies fueled by hateful ideology.

Together, we can take a stand, here and now, to uphold respect, compassion and equality for all. March 21st is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

#FightRacism, every time and everywhere it happens. From March 21 25, each day we will ask you a question on social media. Tell us what you are doing to take a stand against racism and #StandUp4HumanRights.

Connect with City of Markham using Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #FightRacism.

Brought to you by the City of Markham’s Race Relations Advisory Committee, messages will be compiled and reviewed to present actionable recommendations to Council to ensure Markham is a welcoming community for all.

Questions:

  1. How can we improve diversity, equity and inclusion on our community?

  2. How can we support more positive and constructive public conversation that encourages diverse views?

  3. What specifically can Markham do to be a more welcoming community?

  4. Give us your ideas on how to foster mutual respect, understanding and appreciation of our diversity in our community.

  5. How can we prevent hatred and intolerance in our community?

MARKHAM, ON – March 21, 2019 — Markham condemns hatred and shares a deep sorrow for those affected by all tragedies fueled by hateful ideology.

Together, we can take a stand, here and now, to uphold respect, compassion and equality for all. March 21st is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

#FightRacism, every time and everywhere it happens. From March 21 25, each day we will ask you a question on social media. Tell us what you are doing to take a stand against racism and #StandUp4HumanRights.

Connect with City of Markham using Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #FightRacism.

Brought to you by the City of Markham’s Race Relations Advisory Committee, messages will be compiled and reviewed to present actionable recommendations to Council to ensure Markham is a welcoming community for all.

Questions:

  1. How can we improve diversity, equity and inclusion on our community?

  2. How can we support more positive and constructive public conversation that encourages diverse views?

  3. What specifically can Markham do to be a more welcoming community?

  4. Give us your ideas on how to foster mutual respect, understanding and appreciation of our diversity in our community.

  5. How can we prevent hatred and intolerance in our community?