In the Media
Read the latest media coverage about the Holland Bloorview community and the #DearEverybody campaign.
CTV News Toronto – News at Six profiles Holland Bloorview ambassador, Tai Young, about the hospital’s Dear Everybody campaign. Young states, “If they were to see more of that (wheelchairs), they would understand. Even if someone has a prosthetic arm, why can’t they play a role that doesn’t have a disability?”
TheLoop.ca shares the Your Morning segment that speaks to George Alevizos and Sheriauna Haase about Dear Everybody. George and Sheriauna talk about their experience with the initiative and why it’s so important
CTV Your Morning profiles George and Sheriauna about Dear Everybody, Holland Bloorview’s campaign that challenges media to include more people with disabilities. George shares his experiences as an actor with a disability while Sheriauna expresses her desire to act in an industry that needs to be more inclusive.
The Message profiles Holland Bloorview’s launch of year three of its Dear Everybody campaign which calls on brands to include more disability in their advertising. Some brands have already pledged their support. Find out which brands back the initiative.
The website offers readers a list of stories and resources for kids and parents as they kick off the new school year. Holland Bloorview curated the list of reading material, geared to kids aged 3-10.
Tai is a budding actor who uses a wheelchair and enjoys his success in the entertainment industry. Young wants to see more people like him reflected in the media – people whose disability is part of them, but doesn’t define them.
Toronto Life profiles George in his journey as a Toronto actor with a disability. He states, “There have been moments where it’s hard for me to get an audition because of the fact that I’m in a wheelchair.”