March 21: International Day Against the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
- Unity Walk at the Sault Ste. Marie Courthouse: 11:00am
Members of the community will join together and walk from the front steps of the Sault Ste. Marie Courthouse to City Hall to demonstrate their commitment to ending racial discrimination.
- Address by Mayor Provenzano and Guests at City Hall: 12:15pm
Sault Ste. Marie Mayor Christian Provenzano as well as other distinguished guests will deliver an address on the City Hall steps about the importance of diversity and eliminating racial discrimination within the community.
- Art is a Universal Language at the Art Gallery of Algoma: 1:00pm
The Art Gallery of Algoma (AGA) is featuring exhibition tours, the Art Around the World map and hands-on crafts featuring different cultures. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of Local Immigration Partnership.
- Sault College’s Let’s ERAD (Eliminate Racism and Discrimination by Celebrating Diversity) With the support of the Sault Community Career Centre and New to the Sault, this event will take place from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Common Link. Booths will be set up, so members of the community can ask questions and get more information about different minority groups within our society, including: The Indigenous community, The QSA community and several International communities.
- Embracing Community and Respect at Algoma University: 5:00pm
Algoma University will be hosting a panel discussion with the community in the Great West Life Amphitheatre. Panelists will include Algoma University Board of Governors Chair Asima Vezina, Jane Omollo and Saira Anjum with the Sault Community Career Centre, as well as student representatives. Entertainment and refreshments will follow in the Speakeasy featuring Trevor Tchir.