Pluralism and the Pandemic

Impacts on Indigenous Communities and the Need for Race-Based Data

Interview with Rose LeMay

Publication Date: June 2020

Author: Rose LeMay

Rose LeMay

Rose LeMay is the CEO of the Indigenous Reconciliation Group, a company created to support capacity in organizations to increase cultural competence in their employees. She has over 20 years of experience in mental health and health systems development, having worked in both public and private sectors.

She was interviewed by Meredith Preston-McGhie, Secretary General for the Global Centre for Pluralism on May 12th, 2020.

We asked Rose to reflect on the impact of the pandemic on different Indigenous communities and the importance of collecting race-based data during crises like COVID-19.