Proclamation – Black History Month
|Resolution No:||CR007-2021||Moved by:||Henderson||Seconded by:||Smith|
WHEREAS the Township of Essa and Simcoe County's population is becoming increasingly diverse, Making Change encourages our community to recognize Black History Month as an opportunity to embrace diversity and to foster belonging and inclusion; and
WHEREAS Black History Month is a time to learn about the stories and many important contributions of local Black Canadians to the settlement, growth and development of Simcoe County, and about diversity of Black communities in Canada and their importance to the history of this country; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council hereby proclaims the month of February 2021 as Black History Month, and encourages residents of Essa Township to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians who have and continue to do so much to make Canada the culturally diverse nation it is today.