Partnership and Collaboration

At times, the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance may partner with projects (or events) outside its established programming and activities. Permission to use the LEDA name, logo, or indication of any involvement in or endorsement of a project is granted on a case-by-case basis. 

LEDA may decline a partnership or collaboration for reasons including the following:
● The project is of a political nature 
● The project involves values and/or methodology that are inconsistent with LEDA's values and/or methodology
● The project planners have not provided project details and/or a marketing plan in a timely manner.


Levels of Involvement & Commitment

LEDA's level of involvement with a project will depend on various factors, including the project theme and goal.

Level 1
If LEDA is involved in the development and implementation of the project and the project addresses racial equity and/or encompasses the intersection between racial equity and equity of another marginalized group (example: race and gender), the following supports may be provided:

  • LEDA staff time and expertise
  • Project promotion
    • Featured on Diversity Alliance website
    • Highlighted in the LEDAmonthly e-newsletter events section
    • Posted on Diversity Alliance social media networks
    • Depending on timeframes and capacity, a project may be promoted through additional LEDA contacts and stakeholders

Level 2
If LEDA  not involved in the development and implementation of the project, 
but the project addresses racial equity and/or encompass the intersection between racial equity and equity of another marginalized group (example: race and gender), the following supports may be provided:

  • Project promotion
    • Featured on Diversity Alliance website
    • Highlighted in the LEDAmonthly e-newsletter events section
    • Posted on Diversity Alliance social media networks
    • Depending on timeframes and capacity, a project may be promoted through additional LEDA contacts and stakeholders

Level 3
If LEDA is not involved in the development and implementation of the project, but the it addresses equity for a marginalized group and/or contributes to an appreciation of diversity and inclusion, the following supports may be provided:

  • Project promotion
    • Listed within the Diversity Alliance monthly e-newsletter events section

Approval Process

If any agency or group is interested in LEDA's involvement in the development and implementation of a project, the project must be discussed with the executive director.

If an agency or group is not interested in LEDA's involvement in the development and implementation of a project, but would like us to provide marketing support, the operations director should be contacted. The operations director will use information about the project and the guidelines provided above to determine LEDA's level of commitment.