2019 CASCADE AWARD RECIPIENTS
CELEBRATING EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
At the Gala, CASC takes a moment to highlight the many ways in which Canada’s science centres and museums represent the diversity of the Canadian population within its workforce and its visiting audiences.
These are just a few examples of the efforts made over the past year.
Armand Frappier Museum
Us and Them: From prejudice to racism exhibition explains scientifically what racism is and why this phenomenon takes place in our societies.
Okanagan Science Centre
Celebrated International Women’s Day with Take Your Daughter to Work Day and launched their Writing the Futureprogram by bringing indigenous author Drew Hayden Taylor
Ontario Science Centre
Sensory Friendly Saturdays programming and the Science of Anxiety are a few of Ontario Science Centre’s EDI initiatives.
Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium
One of Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium's missions is to increase the presence of women and diversity in STEM.
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Sensory-friendly days: offer increased lighting, a music-free environment and a quiet room for guests who require a break and were developed with Autism Ontario.
Science World British Columbia
Have several EDI initiatives including: Sensory Friendly Mornings, their Community Pass Program and taking part in #LGBTSTEM Day, 2018.
Science of Mental Health workshop aimed to destigmatize mental health.
The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We strive for reconciliation by working to transform existing relationships to emphasize open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations.
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