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The projects and initiatives delivered by the ICSN is a direct result of advocacy through allyship. We thank our Partners for their Leadership Through Sport!

The Anti-Racism in Sport Campaign (ARISC) is a dedicated campaign that seeks to identify, address, and eliminate racism experienced by First Nations, Métis Nation, Inuit, Black, Racialized, and Religious Minority communities within the realm of sports across Canada.
Black Beyond Sport is an initiative dedicated to addressing racial inequality and promoting diversity in sports. It focuses on amplifying the voices of Black athletes and advocating for greater equity and inclusion within the sports industry.
We are dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive Canadian sport and physical activity system that empowers girls and women – as active participants and leaders – within and through sport. With a focus on systemic change, we partner with governments, organizations and leaders to challenge the status quo and to advance solutions that result in measurable change.
The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is a national organization that focuses on advancing coaching and coach education in Canada. It offers training and certification programs to enhance coaching quality and effectiveness across different sports and levels.

Advocating for opportunities to secure leadership positions for BIPOC coaches along with raising awareness and identifying barriers of inequality at all levels in the Canadian football community.

The ICSN collaborated with Hockey Canada to create equitable opportunities for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) female hockey coaches/aspiring coaches across Canada.

IDEAS Research Lab is devoted to Indigeneity, Diaspora, Equity, and Anti-Racism in sport and the moving body. The IDEAS Research Lab aspires to explore issues related to a wide range of global and local movement experiences. The IDEAS Research Lab is committed to transformational, theoretical, and ethnographic research using critical race theory in sport, dance, and education.

Champions of Community. Champions of Play.

Jumpstart helps kids overcome financial and accessibility barriers to sport and recreation in an effort to provide inclusive play for kids of all abilities.

MLSE LaunchPad focuses on using sports to promote positive youth development and community engagement. It offers various programs and resources aimed at empowering young people through sports, education, and life skills development. If you’re looking to work in sports marketing, organizations like MLSE LaunchPad may provide opportunities to combine your passion for sports with community outreach and marketing efforts.

The NHL (National Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, featuring teams from the United States and Canada competing at the highest level of the sport. The league is committed to fostering a more inclusive and diverse environment in hockey and has implemented initiatives and programs to support these goals including the formation of the Executive Inclusion Council, which includes former NHL players and focuses on addressing these issues and promoting a more inclusive culture in hockey.

Sport for Life is a not for profit organization that focuses on advancing the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada. They promote and develop programs and resources aimed at improving the physical literacy and overall well-being of Canadians through sport and physical activity.
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Transathlete is a resource for students, athletes, coaches, and administrators to find information about trans inclusion in athletics at various levels of play.

True Sport works with various sports organizations, communities, and individuals to encourage the idea that sports can be a force for good, sportsmanship, teaching life lessons and promoting ethical behavior, such as fairness, respect, integrity, and teamwork. It aims to ensure that sports not only provide physical benefits but also contribute positively to society by instilling important values in athletes and participants.

Leadership Through Sport #strongertogether