YMCA of Greater Toronto awards first-ever President’s Peace Medal to Masai Ujiri #YMCAGTAPeaceMedalAwards
Nigerian professional basketball executive, former scout, and former player, currently serving as the president of the Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association NBA, Masai Ujiri was awarded the first-ever President’s Peace Medal by the YMCA of Greater Toronto.
Masai Ujiri was honored with the prestigious for his continued dedication and efforts in empowering youth and women in Toronto and abroad.
The President’s Peace Medal Award was introduced to recognize and focus on a select individual who may already be in the public eye for a wide variety of reasons, but who is using their stature to advance the cause of peace. This new President’s Peace Medal helps us celebrate an even wider range of peacebuilders.
For the past 30 years, the YMCA of Greater Toronto has celebrated acts of peace by recognizing individuals and groups who have demonstrated a commitment to building peace within their community or communities elsewhere in the world.