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ADVISORY: Steelworkers Host Community Celebration of Hamilton’s Diversity

HAMILTON, 15 March 2019 – The Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council invites all residents to a celebration of our city’s diversity on Sunday, March 17, in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

WHAT: Communities Coming Together – the Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council commemoration of
the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Featuring: entertainment, food from around the world, discussions on diversity and discrimination issues.

Admission, food and refreshments are free.

WHO:         Residents of the Hamilton community – all are welcome

WHERE:     United Steelworkers Centre, 1031 Barton St. E., Hamilton

WHEN:       Sun., March 17, 2019, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

“We are very fortunate to live in a city as diverse as ours,” said Darren Green, President of the Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council. “We celebrate our community and the progress we’ve made in promoting inclusion, human rights and respect for diversity. We must also recognize there is more work to do to eliminate racial discrimination in our society.”

“We have had great participation and sponsorships from community organizations and individuals who recognize the importance of this day,” Green said.

The theme this year is Communities Coming Together.

“We have witnessed the constructive actions in response to events happening in our country and elsewhere over the last year and we want to have a conversation in an open and welcoming forum where everyone feels comfortable discussing what needs to be done going forward as a community.”

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For further information:

Darren Green, President, Hamilton Steelworkers Area Council, hamiltonsteel@live.com, 289-260-9157

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Media Contacts

Communications Director:
Bob Gallagher
bgallagher@usw.ca
416-544-5966 or
416-434-2221

Communications Department:
Nicole Desnoyers
ndesnoyers@usw.ca
416-544-5991 

Communications Department - Québec
Clairandrée Cauchy
ccauchy@metallos.ca
514-774-4001 

Mailing Address

United Steelworkers
234 Eglinton Ave. E., 8th Floor
Toronto, ON M4P 1K7