A Conversation, A Commitment, A Change

Windsor Essex Local Immigration Partnership is proud to announce the launch of the WE Belong campaign.

WE Belong is a public awareness campaign designed to encourage citizens to take a proactive step towards making Windsor and Essex County truly welcoming for all.

WE Belong works to promote a unified community, standing together in collective action against prejudice, racism and discrimination.

WE Belong is a simple way that each of us can help make Windsor-Essex a more welcoming place.


How to Get Involved:

When: The Campaign Runs Between March and November 2018

Who: Everyone! The campaign is open to anyone living, working or visiting in Essex County. Individuals, groups, organizations, workplaces and businesses are welcome!

How: You can participate in a few different ways:

  1. Pick up your pledge card at any WE LIP Council Meeting during the year or download them here
  2. Fill out your pledge card and take a picture of yourself or your group. Share on Social Media!

Hashtags: #WEbelong    #noussommesWE       Twitter: @WindsorEssexLIP


On the blank portion of the card, fill in your commitment. What action will you take? Acceptance, Inclusivity, Equity, Understanding, Learning, etc. How can you make a difference? Afterwards, you can display the cards and make them visible!

Send your photos to mgeorge@workforcewindsoressex.com

  1. Take a short video (maximum 30 seconds). Describe the action you are taking to challenge racism and promote welcoming. You can also discuss the value of diversity and how diversity makes our community stronger!
  2. Get Educated! Learn more about how to build and community and ways you can take safe and purposeful action against all forms of discrimination.
  3. Some characteristics of a welcoming municipality can be found on our website: workforcewindsor.ca/welip
  4. Encourage friends, family members, colleagues and community leaders to join the movement. There is strength in numbers! Together we can create a more welcoming and inclusive community.
  5. Follow the conversation on Twitter at: @WindsorEssexLIP

Together we can ensure that #WEbelong | #noussommesWE applies to everyone!


Thank you for taking part in the #WEbelong | #noussommesWE Campaign. As the campaign continues to grow and evolve, please note that shared photos and videos may be used for the purposes of promotion or documentation. For information or inquiries please contact: Michelle Suchiu, WE LIP Community Connector: msuchiu@workforcewindsor.ca