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Layton Legacy Awards Celebration!

Layton Legacy Awards Celebration!

NOTE: To join us in-person, please register in the green box on the right.

To register on ZOOM, please CLICK HERE.

Jack Layton was a joyful and passionate activist and leader who believed in our collective strength to organize for transformative change in every conceivable way. 

A key component of the Layton Legacy project is to encourage and support new waves of activism and leadership in both established and emerging groups who are committed to leading change in their communities.

That’s why we’re excited to invite you to join us in person on Monday, August 22, 2023 at 1:00pm for the Layton Legacy Awards Celebration. The Layton Activism Award and The Layton Indigenous Award, created in honour of Jack's Legacy, both recognize and amplify the activism and leadership we see in individuals and organizations from coast to coast. These awards help to support, grow, and move forward with the changes we want to see in our country and around the world and are decided upon by an expert panel of judges from across the country with deep ties to Jack's life and work.

The event will also feature a panel discussion between Bob Gallagher, Jack's former Chief of Staff, two special guests with personal connections to Jack's early days of activism. This discussion will be moderated by Brad Levigne, Jack’s former Principal Secretary and currently the Vice-President of the Douglas Coldwell Layton Foundation.

WHERE: George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Toronto Metropolitan University, 245 Church St, Third Floor

The event will also be live-streamed over Zoom. Click here to register on Zoom.

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