Equity, Diversity & Inclusivity in AMDSB

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What do the petals on the logo above mean?

The orange/yellow/blue and symbols honour the First Nation, Metis, and Inuit Peoples 
The rainbow celebrates the LGBTQS+ community
The blue background with black icons celebrates individuals with physical or mental challenges
The red background with white stick figures celebrates ages across the lifespan
The yellow background with black fist acknowledges Black Lives Matter
The green background with icons celebrates the various religions and beliefs of our students 
The various coloured hands celebrates the amazing diversity in our schools and communities
The purple background with white symbols celebrates gender diversity and inclusivity
 
In AMDSB we value diversity, equity and inclusivity.
 
We Are:
Activists and advocates, working on becoming better allies.
 
We Believe:
All groups are responsible for identifying and dismantling systemic racism and oppression.
 
We Are Committed To:
Addressing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in all areas of our board.
 
We Will Know Success When:
An evolving and responsive Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (live link) with measurable success criteria is enacted in all sectors of AMDSB, resulting in growth that leads to real change.
 
In order to see this work in action, our board and schools acknowledge the following celebrations, among others. For full details please follow our news items or our social media channels:
 
 
Black Heritage, Black Futures Month
Asian Heritage Month
Pride Month
National AccessAbility Week
National Indigenous History Month
Orange Shirt Day
Women’s History Month
Jewish Heritage Month
… and many more!