• Training Needs Assessment: initial survey and interviews with core collaborative partners on successes, challenges, and needs related to diversity
  • Establishment of the Advisory Council: bi-annual meetings
  • Workshops:
  1. Board Diversity
  2. Ethnic Media and Communications
  3. Inclusive Recruitment and Hiring with hireimmigrants.ca


  • Internships: Recruitment and hiring of six project interns to build capacity within the collaborative partners
  • Intern Training:
  1. Social Media Training (check out the diversity blog)
  2. Facilitations Skills
  3. First Nations 101
  4. Anit-Racism
  • Public Workshops: First Nations Awareness
  • Diversity Action Planning: Sustainability Network leads and supports the organizational process with collaborative groups
  • Project Evaluation: Refinement of learning and evaluation plan
  • Ongoing support, coaching for collaborative partners
  • Advisory Council bi-annual meetings
  • Mini-grants: Program guidelines publicized


  1. Native Bus Tour with the Toronto Green Community
  2. Diversity in Governance workshop with Maytree Foundation
  • Project Evaluation: Review of Internship Program
  • Ongoing support, coaching for collaborative partners


  1. Environmental Leader’s Roundtable on Diversity (co-hosted with Earth Day Canada)
  2. Open House with Collaborative Partners to share their learnings with the greater Environmental NGO community
  • Speaking Engagements: Bridging the Gap Forum, A FutureWatch project on Greening the Settlement Sector
  • Project Evaluation: Final four-year evaluation