We are committed to combating, dismantling and eradicating racism including at the interpersonal, structural and institutional levels. This starts with the recognition and acknowledgement that racism and anti-Black racism exist in all institutions.
As the CEO, I am committed to ensuring the optimum health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, children, youth, and families that we serve. We are invested in continuous learning to spur courageous conversation about the cruel impact of racism and discrimination on our Black, Indigenous and racialized communities.
Our goal is to be intentional and accountable, and develop and implement anti-racism strategies geared towards opposing and eliminating racism in all its forms. We denounce white supremacy, transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, and the perpetuation of inequality of any form, and are committed to improving the health, safety and wellbeing of the marginalized communities that we serve through collaboration and community capacity building.
Our Anti-Racism and Anti-Black Racism Strategy includes:
Review our Action Plan for specific steps the agency is taking.
Above all, we will listen, learn, and work together to ensure that our commitment to DEI, anti-racism and anti-Black racism informs everything we do.
To learn more, share resources and to get involved, please contact DEI@peelcas.org
Chief Executive Officer
Director, Diversity, Inclusion and Service