Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council

The Board of Directors at Empower Simcoe is happy to announce the launch of its new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council (EDIAC), comprised of employees, community stakeholders and the people and families supported by Empower Simcoe.

“The Board of Directors of Empower Simcoe is pleased to see the creation and implementation of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council in support of our efforts to look at how we can expand our capacity to serve in more positive ways,” says Empower Simcoe President Deborah Wall-Armstrong.

EDIAC was identified as a priority goal in Empower Simcoe’s Strategic Plan: Building the Capacity to Serve, to provide advice, comments and recommendations on issues affecting diversity at Empower Simcoe and to facilitate opportunities to educate and celebrate the different aspects of diverse cultures and traditions through outreach activities within the community.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council

The Empower Simcoe Board of Directors and the agency’s Senior Leadership team are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive culture where every employee feels valued and respected.

For questions and further information, contact belonging@empowersimcoe.ca.

Empower Simcoe employees are pleased to present this mosaic of the many flags representative of our agency’s diverse ancestry and heritage.

The flags represented are: Albania, Anishinaabe First Nations People, Cameroon, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, England, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Métis Nation, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, U.S.A., Uganda and Wales.

With our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all Empower Simcoe employees and volunteers, we look forward to further growing this flag mosaic. Look for updates soon.

Empower Simcoe logo with flags