Celebrating March 21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for 2023. SPRC Executive Director and Co-chair of No Hate In the Hammer, Kim Martin, joined Kojo Damptey,...
Equity and Inclusion
We’re building a more equitable and inclusive Hamilton.
Thousands of Hamiltonians face stigma, discrimination, and hate in our community because of their background, identity, and/or status.
Our equity and inclusion projects aim to make Hamilton a safer, more caring and equitable community for all residents through:
- Increasing community engagement
- Encouraging community participation
- Building relationships between communities
- Reducing disparities between community groups
- Promoting education about the effects of social exclusion + the power of belonging
We are active members of:
Speak Out! Community Consultations on Making Hamilton An LGBTQ2+ Positive City
In 2006, Hamilton Pride Festival Inc., connected with the local Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton to design and implement the first Needs Assessment of the LGBTQ+ Community in...
Hamilton For All
The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council and the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion launched a new public education campaign, #HamiltonForAll, that aims to stimulate dialogue and open minds by...
HamOnt LGBTQ+ Speak Out!
This report outlines the recommendations from 2016 community consultations with LGBTQ2+ community members and ally service providers on how to make Hamilton an LGBTQ2+ Positive city to work, live,...
Creating Positive Space for the LGBTQ Community in Hamilton
Creating Positive Space for the LGBTQ Community is an executive summary of the longer report, Report on the Needs Assessment of the LGBTQ Community of Hamilton. This summary highlights the fear that...
Report on the Needs Assessment of the LGBTQ Community of Hamilton
This needs assessment came about because of the vision of the Board of Directors for Hamilton Pride Festival Inc. (Hamilton Pride). After conducting a short survey at Hamilton Pride 2005, the board...