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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
2018 Social Justice Forum

NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200


February 21, 2018

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

Making a Difference, Together

- 14th annual Social Justice Forum-

Grade 8 students from 75 elementary schools throughout Windsor and Essex County will gather at the University of Windsor on Thursday, February 22nd for the annual Social Justice Forum "Together We Can Make a Difference".

Students will participate in breakout sessions on: Homelessness and Poverty, the Environment, Lessons Learned from the Holocaust, Removing the Stigma of Mental Illness and Experiential Learning Through the Arts. It's a full day of learning and activities beginning at 8:30 a.m. and running until 4:00 p.m.

All 150 students taking part are expected to return to their home schools with the knowledge they have gained during the forum and initiate projects that foster social justice in their school communities.

For more information contact GECDSB Diversity Officer at 519-255-3200 ext. 10213.