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Peterborough Ice Kats Association takes Pledge

The Peterborough Ice Kats Association (500 members) is proud to support the Sport A Rainbow initiative.  On November 7th, 2018 I presented to over 20 Peterborough Ice Kats trainers, managers and coaches, the first mandatory Sport A Rainbow "Conversation" about Diversity and Inclusion in Sport.  My presentation is approximately one hour long and answers the question as to "Why Diversity and Inclusion is Important in Sport?" I also focus on how to use the Pledge as a segway into having the conversation with their team about using gender neutral language, why hateful speech is harmful and why it is import to be kind and respectful with the words that you use. I do this by sharing personal stories of my...

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