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