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OCISO’s Racial Equity Committee would like to observe the International Day of Pink, on April 13.

Starting in Nova Scotia, the International Day of Pink is an anti-bullying and anti-homophobia event held every year, primarily aimed at to 2SLGBTQIA+ community. This day spanned from an incident in 2007 where a high school student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. The following day allies advocated for the entire school population to wear pink shirts to support this student and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community as a whole. International Day of Pink looks to create a more diverse world for all. Although enormous strides have been made to break down social barriers, discrimination still exists. As a community, we must look at celebrating diversity, creating safer spaces, demanding equality and standing in solidarity.

Additional Resources
https://www.dayofpink.org/en/home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBrFXwZbEY8

Please also find our message on our social media channels below:

https://www.facebook.com/OttawaOCISO/posts/3768168450104499?

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6920008268245307392

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