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12th Social Justice Forum
NEWS RELEASE                   
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 17, 2016
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
 
Social Justice Forum
- Grade 8s foster empathy and action -
 
The Greater Essex County District School Board is once again an enthusiastic participant in the Social Justice Forum, in collaboration with the Holocaust Education Committee of the Windsor Jewish Federation and UNIFOR Local 200.
 
This 12th annual gathering of Grade 8 students from around the region will be held Thursday, February 18th at the Odette Building on the campus of the University of Windsor from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 
Students take part in workshops on a variety of social justice topics, such as the Environment, Homelessness and Poverty and Lessons Learned from the Holocaust. They are expected to share what they have learned in their school communities and initiate projects that foster the ideals of social justice.
 
For more information contact GECDSB Diversity Officer Rachel Olivero @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10213.