April 8, 2019—This Wednesday, April 10, 2019 will be a sea of pink at all HPEDSB schools and offices as people celebrate International Day of Pink.
This is the 10th year of HPEDSB participation, demonstrating our shared belief in celebrating diversity and acceptance by wearing a pink shirt. By wearing pink, we also acknowledge and support the ongoing efforts to increase awareness of bullying prevention initiatives.
Various bullying awareness days are associated with wearing pink and are recognized throughout HPEDSB:
- February 27, 2019: Pink Shirt Day, pinkshirtday.ca , organized by the CKNW Kids’ Fund
- April 10, 2019: International Day of Pink, dayofpink.org , organized by the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
- November: Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
- All year: Say and Do Nice Things 
Commemorative T-shirts with logos from the past 10 years were made available with almost 1,700 sold. Regardless of which shade or design, the idea is to wear pink this Wednesday.
For more information, contact
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]