We are a community of people who believe that a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion off the court is as important as our play on it.
We believe that listening is as important as speaking. We will not hesitate to take action, and we will do so intentionally, focused on change.
We are empowered.
We are determined to learn, to lead, and to love.
We are all human.
We are the Toronto Raptors.
to champion a culture of equity by standing against all forms of racism and hate with an intentional focus on intersectionalities within Black and Indigenous communities.
Toronto Raptors Celebrate Lincoln Alexander
The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander became the first member of Parliament in 1968. He was appointed as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in 1985, at the time, no other visible minority in Canada had served in a position of that nature. In addition to being a passionate Raptors fan, he also served as chair of the Raptors Foundation. In recognition of his many important accomplishments, January 21st has been celebrated as Lincoln Alexander Day across Canada.