Lori Taylor wins leadership award

Lori Taylor, seen here with Harmony Movement Executive Director Cheuk Kwan, will receive a leadership award from the organization in November. (Photo/Harmony Movement)
Lori Taylor, seen here with Harmony Movement Executive Director Cheuk Kwan, will receive a leadership award from the organization in November. (Photo/Harmony Movement)

BROCKVILLE – A former teacher from Cornwall is being recognized for her leadership in advancing equitable and inclusive education in her work as a vice principal of program.

Lori Taylor will be receiving the 2015 Mary A. Samuel Harmony Leadership in Education Award, named after human rights advocate Mary A. Samuel.

Taylor co-founded the Queer Ally Alliance (QAA) Club at Thousand Islands Secondary School in Brockville while she was a teacher there.

She’s also been behind the #SEEMYVOICE social media campaign on Twitter, highlighting a range of diversity issues.

Taylor once taught in Cornwall at St. Lawrence High School.

Taylor will receive the award in early November during the 2015 Harmony Awards Gala in Toronto.

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