Anti-Black Racism Working Group


The Pickering Public Library Anti-Black Racism Working Group (ABRWG) is a community based group, focusing on Library services with a lens of anti-Black racism. The ABRWG reviews community feedback and identified priorities, and collaborates with Library staff to create and implement action plans for improvements and enhancements. Recommendations and action plans will focus on identified systemic discrimination impacting the Library experience for community members who self-identify as Black.

Current Members:

  • Stephen Linton (Chair)
  • Marsha Hinds Myrie (Vice Chair)
  • Samantha Adebiyi (Co-Notetaker)
  • Nicole Facey (Co-Notetaker)
  • Charmain Brown
  • Bernadette Hood
  • Shaibu Gariba
  • Titi Katibi
  • Teronie Donaldson
  • Romina Diaz

Library Staff Liaison:

  • Sabrina Yung


What's New?

March 9, 2022: The ABRWG welcomed five new members, appointed by the Community Panel. The ABRWG would like to thank the volunteer Community Panel for their service and support and the group extends a warm welcome to Shaibu Gariba, Titi Katibi, Teronie Donaldson, Marsha Hinds-Layne, and Romina Diaz!


Terms of Reference

The ABRWG Terms of Reference outlines the working group's responsibilities, structure, and purpose.

To view and/or download the ABRWG Terms of Reference, please click here..


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