MontrealAnd the August 2, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Amazon Canada Unveils Today proud, a project set up to make employees of Quebec companies aware of the reality of their peers who are part of the LGBTQ2S+ community. It takes the form of a coloring book and a collection of startling facts, proud Testifies to the experience of five Amazon employees in Quebec and Canada who tell their story as members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. The fifty-page book, which combines their words and their color image, is distributed to partners of all Amazon Centers in Quebec to encourage active and constructive dialogue around inclusion and diversity in the workplace. of work.
“At Amazon, our teams are made up of people from all walks of life who have unique life experiences,” he says. Zoya ZellerEquity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Canada. “We are delighted with the launch proud Raise awareness of the various realities of our employees. Our goal is to continue to make our workplaces inclusive environments that celebrate diversity and value its positive impact. »
“When I talk about my job at Amazon, I’m proud to tell people that it’s a safe place where I feel respected and appreciated,” yahr castello, HR Business Partner, YUL2, Montreal. There is a range of measures, initiatives and activities in place to ensure an inclusive work environment. proud It is a great example of this, and the impact such projects can have on the lives of employees is enormous.
to give life proudAmazon worked with Chris Bergerona recognized author in Quebec we owe him the books Valid And the the brave, Who approved the texts of the book and wrote the introduction. visual artist Maxime Prevost For his part, he signed all the illustrations for the project.
Pride is contagious, it is its first quality. The pride of some awakens the pride of others. So that’s the interest and the very usefulness of the few images you hold in your hands. Spend some time with these touching testimonials. Decorate the illustrations, signed Maxime Prévost, which accompanies them with all the colors of the rainbow.
With this kind of small gestures we cancel the gray.
– Chris Bergeron (since the intro proud)
It will be possible to browse proud At the Amazon booth at Montreal Pride on Friday August 5th. The company will also be there on Sunday, August 7, when dozens of employees from the greater Montreal area will take part in the Pride parade.
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Glamazon is one of 14 Amazon Affinity groups that help connect, support and empower employee communities around the world. The group aims to raise awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ2S+ community and promote opportunities for dialogue, both inside and outside the company, through mentoring opportunities and social gatherings throughout year round. There are currently over 40 Glamazon branches around the world, including corporate branches and operational chapters here in Quebec.
Source: Amazon Canada
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