A city free of gossip

Updated: Jan 15, 2020

Racism and intolerance are often justified by rumours, gossip and stereotypes, aimed at reinforcing prejudices, excluding and dehumanizing diverse individuals & families.

Armed with a 115-page strategy report titled "City Free of Rumours: How to Build an Anti-Rumour Strategy In My City." the City of Sault St. Marie has applied for a federal anti-racism grant to put a stop to the rumour mill.

Full story: https://www.sootoday.com/local-news/city-council-to-consider-anti-blabbermouth-measures-2001883

MORE: The pathology of gossip and its toxic impact on community (Sept 2019)

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