Inclusivity from within: Maxine Carter leads by example

Change for a more inclusive and welcoming community does not happen overnight. It takes a push from within.

For Maxine Carter, these values were instilled at a young age.

Born in Guyana and raised in Hamilton, Carter wrote letters to city council and local grocers, asking them to take a stand against Nestlé, the multi-national food corporation.

She was only 11 but she urged a boycott of the company’s products, believing that the company was using child labour to assemble its goods.

Full article at Illuminessence.