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Equity and Diversity Committee

On October 7, 2020, the Regional Gathering for Prairie to Pine approved unanimously the Affirming Vision Statement created by the Equity and Diversity Task Group. November 5, 2020, the Regional Council Executive approved the Affirming Action Plan. submitted by the Task Group which made Equity and Diversity a Standing Committee.

Members, 2024-5:  Alan Gershuny,  Carrie Martens, Heather Robbins, Tanis Podobni, Linda Rodgers (secretary), Susan Weppler, Kristin Woodburke (chair) . For privacy reasons, contact them through the Prairie to Pine office: prairietopine@united-church.ca

The committee’s work encompasses Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Affirming commitments, anti-racism, and more. It holds the responsibility for the Regional Council’s Affirming status, among other responsibilities, and hosts regular open online conversations for support and learning, and occasional in-person gatherings. The committee welcomes your ideas and is always open to new members, new task group proposals, and more! Be in touch through the Regional office. 

For information on the Regional Council’s Affirming work, please see the resources and news on the Affirming page.