Scadding Court receives City award

(Canscene) — An innovative Annex-area community centre has received the City of Toronto’s 2009 William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations.

Named in honour of the city’s first African-Canadian councillor from 1894 to 1913, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to race relations in Toronto.

The Scadding Court Community Centre, which is located in the heart of downtown near Bathurst Street and Dundas Street West, is being recognized for its leadership, advocacy and innovation in establishing programs and partnerships on a local and citywide basis that improve the opportunities and removes barriers caused by racism.

Scadding Court Community Centre received The William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations during the 2009 Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at the annual Human Rights Day ceremony held at Toronto City Hall.

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