Equity

Cloggeroo Folk Festival is committed to equitable access for people with developmental and/or social/economic challenges and to working toward gender parity for performers. All areas of the festival venue are accessible, and accessible parking is available.

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Cloggeroo is registered as an Access 21program. This means that we provide free access to thesupport person who is required to accompany any person who is registered with the program. Access 2 provides a national listing of programs that support free access for the support person.

Easter Seals Canada’s award-winning Access 2 card program helps ensure entertainment, cultural and recreational opportunities are more available to all. Managed and administered by Easter Seals Canada in Toronto, Access 2 has grown to reach over 75,000 Canadians and includes over 500 participating venue locations across the country.

women-in-music-canada

In February 2018 four major Canadian music festivals joined an international pledge to achieve gender parity by 2022. The international initiative is led by Keychange (UK) - empowering women to transform the future of the music industry and encouraging industry conferences and festivals to achieve or maintain a 50:50 balance by 2022.

Canadian Women Working in Music is a research, advocacy, education, and support organization dedicated to supporting women-identifying people in the music industry, including Indigenous and racialized women.

Cloggeroo is registered with Canadian Women Working in Music2, which issues an annual report card giving grades to Canadian music festivals for meaningful participation of women.

Family Friendly

Cloggeroo is a family friendly event. Families First Family Resource Centre (Montague) coordinates the children’s program and activity area on Saturday afternoon. In exchange, we provide the family resource centre’s Director with free passes to be shared at the director’s discretion with families who may not otherwise beable to afford tickets.