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Feb 27, 2023
Allyship: #ITSTARTS with Me
Graphic: Illustration of hands huddling together with graphic reading Allyship is starts with me

Join us on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for an in-depth panel discussion on allyship and the #ITSTARTS Campaign.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Panel Discussion
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Q&A

Join us live on YouTube (no registration required):

Register to join via Zoom:


Michèle Newton: Speaker, Expert, Advocate

Lenore Keeshig: Storyteller, Poet, Scholar, Journalist; Member of the Chippewas of the Nawash Unceded First Nation

Barb Clarke: Professor, Social Sciences, Algonquin College


Emeka Onuoha: International Community Engagement Coordinator, Georgian College

Kara McNeil: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator, Algonquin College

#ITSTARTS is a public awareness initiative developed by the Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership to encourage positive communication among residents to reduce racism and discrimination. This year’s event will expand to include the Local Immigration Partnership of Lanark & Renfrew as well as the Grey Bruce Local Immigration Partnership.

About the #ITSTARTS campaign: