In episode 15, Bruce Duncan Skeaff, the president and chair of the board at the Stratford Pride Community Centre, assesses how things have been going as it approaches the one-year mark since opening. He discusses what he had expected the role of the community centre would have been for the local 2SLGBTQIA+ community and how it has been utilized as a resource to help people.
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Stratford 2SLGBTQIA+ community discuss actions to counter rise in hate-related crimes & incidents: education
After homophobic vandalism was discovered at Sirkel Foods in Stratford on the morning of Nov. 1, a meeting was planned at the Stratford Pride Community Centre (SPCC) to allow the community to discuss their feelings, thoughts and fears with representatives from Stratford Police Services, the City of Stratford council and the Stratford Downtown Business Improvement Agency.
This is the second in a three-part series of articles which discuss how police investigate hate-motivated incidents and what the city and the public can do to help make the community more welcoming and inclusive for all people.
MAPH continues fundraising for Ukrainian refugee flights and settlement
Ukrainian refugees sponsored by the Multicultural Association of Perth-Huron have started to arrive in the region, and donations are still being solicited to help with settlement and flights.