City announces 2021 Living in Harmony winners
To coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination this weekend (marked annually on March 21st), the City is announcing the Living in Harmony award recipients for 2021. These annual awards recognize outstanding achievements in contributing to the elimination of racial discrimination in our community. The winners are selected by the City’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
2021 Award Recipients
- Best Overall Poster Winner: Newcomer Youth Engagement Program
- Best Video Submission: St. Frances Nēhiyaw (Cree) Bilingual School, EcoJustice Class
- Best Elementary Group Submission: Greystone Heights School, Grade 8 Class
- Best Elementary Individual Submission: Vanna Marquilencia of École River Heights School
- Community Recognition Award Winner: Nutana Collegiate
- Community Recognition Honourable Mention: Saskatoon Insight Meditation Community
The Living in Harmony Awards are part of the City’s commitment to foster an inclusive community where ethnocultural diversity is welcomed and valued, and where everyone can live with dignity and pursue their full potential without facing racism or discrimination. The awards are presented each March, which the City has proclaimed Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month since 1990.
Visit saskatoon.ca/livinginharmony to watch a video that recognizes the award winners for 2020 and 2021. The video includes remarks from Mayor Charlie Clark and Chair of the City’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, Namarta Kochar.