We aim to work better with the Indigenous and two-spirit community to deepen our relationships and reflect their creativity and advocacy throughout the entire festival more authentically.

Goal Progress

We aim to work better with the Indigenous and two-spirit community to deepen our relationships and reflect their creativity and advocacy throughout the entire festival more authentically.
2022 Goal
Provide education and training opportunieis on indigenous knowlege, hisotry, and traditions to staff, board, volunteers, stakeholders, and community event participants
2023 Goal
We will prioritize working with indigenous community organizations and other indigenous partners to develop an effective strategy for future involvement and collaboration
2022 Goal
Create an indigenous advisory circle that is refelctive of Toronto that will also aid in redirecting funding opportunties for Indigenous and 2Spirit Artists
2022 Goal
Pride Toronto to hire indigenous curator
2022 Goal
Engage in regular Indigenous competency training for all staff and board
Completed and Ongoing
Engage in Anti-Indigenous racism/Anti-Oppression training for board and staff
2022 Goal
Prioritize 2S in the acronym
Completed and Ongoing
Board of director position will always have an indigenous seat available
2022 Goal
Pride Toronto will prioritize recruitment for Board and staff positions to indigenous communities
Completed and Ongoing
Designated Festival space for 2S and Indigenous people will be provided and currated by Indigenous people
2022 Goal
Consult on providing additional programming space for the 2S and Indigenous people on the Festival footprint
2022 Goal
All artists contracted by Pride Toronto will sign an understanding of the Land Acknowledgment and an agreement to use it in their performances/programming
Completed and Ongoing
A policy will be developed that requires regular revision of the Land Acknowledgement through community consultation
2022 Goal
Consult on the request to commitment to not engage in a Pan-Indigenous approach for the advisory – pick 2SLGBTTQIA people who are from the territory
2023 Goal and Ongoing
Prioritize Indigenous art into festival programming and on the festival footprint.
2022 Goal and Ongoing
Ensuring space for indigenous solidarity by recognizing and celebrating indigenous history and culture in Marketing and Communication campaigns.
2023 Goal
In 2020 and 2021, Indigenous Artist Iskwe was included as one of our main headliners for the Pride Parade.
Completed
Committing to a long term environemtnal sustainability strategy that will make Pride Toronto better allies in taking care of Turtle Island. This strategy will be transparent to all communities and track ongoing progress
2022 Goal
Space for Indigenous and 2Spirit community members is always provided to lead the Pride Parade
Ongoing
Space for an Indigenous and 2Spirit Organizations is always provided for the StreetFair
Ongoing
Grants: 2Spirit Tales (2Spirit Toronto is leading that grant): online database to represent 2spirit Artists, Indigenous Friendship Centre: facilitate training for Ontario Prides, and leadership programming on knowledge sharing sessions on operations.
2022 Goal and Ongoing

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