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Local Immigration Partnership launches 'Take the Pledge' campaign

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Sault Ste. Marie and Area Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is proud to launch the 'Take the Pledge against Racism and Discrimination' campaign.

Visit discoverthesault.ca to 'Take the Pledge' and print your certificate.

By taking this online pledge, supporters are making a personal commitment to understand, stand against, and act to eliminate racism and discrimination.

"It only takes a few seconds to go online and fill out the form. When you click submit, your pledge is added to a running count of those who've also taken the pledge. There are so many different cultures in Canada; we face the challenges of acceptance and inclusion every day. We hope this campaign will draw attention to what we as a society can accomplish when we stand together. Through the 'Take the Pledge' campaign we are working to make the world a more welcoming place where we appreciate all people, all cultures, and the talents they bring to our communities," states Danny Krmpotich, Program Coordinator - Local Immigration Partnership.

About Sault Ste. Marie & Area Local Immigration Partnership

The City of Sault Ste. Marie, through the Local Immigration Partnership (LIP), works with 53 organizations and members of the public to create opportunities to celebrate cultural diversity and welcome newcomers to our community.

LIP is engaged in the attraction and retention of newcomers, strategic community planning, new immigrant services, cultural events and celebrations, as well as promoting the City's Immigrant Strategy 'Building a Welcoming Community'.

For more information visit discoverthesault.ca or call us at 705.759.5896.
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