Throughout the pandemic, there has been a rise in incidents of racism against all East Asian communities in Toronto, including in our community in Willowdale.
There have been over 150 incidents of anti-East Asian Racism across the city, since the start of the pandemic. That’s why the City launched a social media campaign to bring attention to the need to combat racism in our city, including anti-East Asian racism earlier this week.
The campaign includes a video that showcases the real impact racism has on the lives of Torontonians and features Torontonians of East Asian descent sharing their experiences with racism prior to and during the pandemic, and the impact it has on them and their families and community.
To learn what you can do to combat anti-East Asian racism, visit: www.toronto.ca/AntiEastAsianRacism.