Living in Harmony
In 1966, the United Nations declared March 21 as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in commemoration of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre in South Africa when peaceful demonstrators against apartheid were wounded and killed.
In 1990, City Council proclaimed March as Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Month in the City of Saskatoon.
Living in Harmony Recognition Awards
The Living in Harmony Awards are part of the City’s commitment to foster an inclusive community where ethno-cultural diversity is welcomed and valued, and where everyone can live with dignity and to their full potential, without facing racism or discrimination.
The Living in Harmony Awards recognize individuals and organizations whose outstanding achievements contribute to the elimination of racial discrimination.
Nominations are welcome for any member (individual/organization) of the Saskatoon community. Nominees will be assessed on specific criteria, including whether the nominee has a deep understanding of racism and how long the they have been active in promoting the elimination of racism.
Know someone who is deserving of the award? Download and complete the nomination form.
The deadline for submissions and nominations is Friday, February 28, 2020.
The Living in Harmony Recognition Awards are presented by the City of Saskatoon’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan Student’s Union. Winners are selected by members of the Committee.
Living in Harmony Awards Ceremony
Join us to celebrate the 2020 winners!
Friday, March 20, 2020
715 Broadway Avenue
This event is free and open to the public.
2019 Living in Harmony Award Winners
Poster Winner: Dora Li, Holy Cross High School
Mel Sysing's Grade 6 class, St. Mark School.
Reshai Aisaican, Mount Royal Collegiate.
Sabbar Jahan, St. Mark School.
Nada Abdelrahman, St. Mark School.
Angela Kargbo, St. Mark School.