Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Sign In

Skip Navigation LinksDetails Proclamation Details

Return to all Proclamations
THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF BARRIE
Mayor’s Office - "Committed to Service Excellence"

Proclamation

I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
March 1-31, 2021 as#ITSTARTS Month
WHEREAS; Inclusion, acceptance, and equity are important approaches to the diversity of residents living in any community, especially in our growing and changing City; and
 
WHEREAS;  March 21 is recognized as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; and
 
WHEREAS;  The Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership (SCLIP) is a community partnership focused on the development of settlement strategies for newcomers.  These strategies bring together and support service delivery to newcomers in Simcoe County while promoting positive relationships, opportunity, and the use of local resources effectively; and
 
WHEREAS; This month presents an opportunity to further the resolve as we pause to celebrate the diversity of the human race rather than allow our dissimilarities to become a reason for racial separation; and
 
WHEREAS;  We encourage all to celebrate the differences in each other such as race, culture, colour, national origin, gender, age, disability and religion.  During this month, the SCLIP will be hosting an awareness campaign and encouraging residents to take a stand and support #ITSTARTS to share their commitment to embracing acceptance, anti-racism and diversity. 
 
THEREFORE, I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim March 2021 as “#ITSTARTS Month” and encourage all to learn more about and participate in the #ITSTARTS campaign.


- Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

Return to all Proclamations

Looks like your screen is a bit too small

The page you are attempting to view is not currently compatible with the dimensions of your device. Please visit this page on a larger screen.