S4 E8 Anti-Racism Education in the OHL ft. Director, Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Rico Phillips hosted by Owen

By Rebecca Chambers

Rebecca Chambers is a social science teacher at John McCrae Secondary School in Ottawa, Ontario. In this podcast, students from her project-based learning classes talk about the work that they are doing throughout the year.

In this episode Owen speaks with Director, Cultural Diversity and Inclusion for the OHL Rico Phillips. We learn about what this position means, stories from referring, his role as a fire fighter as well as the Flint Inner City Youth Hockey Program. Rico shares his amazing experience of being nominated and winning the 2019 Willie O’Ree community hero award. You will hear Rico’s passion for the work that he does in this entire episode. Owen’s biggest take away, It is important to be courageous and speak out when there is a problem.