Posts Categorized: Community

COMMUNITY: Recapping #Care4U

Our collective voice and collective action can make a difference! May 5-11 2014 marked Mental Health Awareness Week. Many different, provincial and national organizations came together to share an important message: Mental Health Matters. We were thrilled with the response to this year’s initiative. From interviews with local news and radio stations, to events attended by… Read more »

COMMUNITY: Centre High & Safe and Caring

What are basic human rights? How do students’ cultural backgrounds impact their sense of  belonging at school and with their peers? Students from Edmonton’s Centre High campus, in collaboration with Safe and Caring, are exploring this issue  by participating in the youth action project “Violence and Bullying Prevention Through Human Rights Education.” Funded by the… Read more »

COMMUNITY: Recapping #albertapink

No doubt about it – on Wednesday, February 26th, Albertans proudly painted the province pink! Pink Shirt Day began in Nova Scotia and has since spread across the country and beyond. Safe and Caring joined together with the Government of Alberta and the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services to encourage people to “get… Read more »

COMMUNITY: Pink Shirt Day Activities

Pink Shirt Day is a way for your community to stand together against bullying.  With Pink Shirt Day quickly approaching on February 26th, we felt is was only appropriate to share some of the Pink Shirt Day activities taking place in communities across Alberta! Don’t forget to share your Pink Shirt Day photos with us… Read more »

COMMUNITY: Pink Shirt Day – February 26, 2014

Pink Shirt Day began in Nova Scotia when a Grade 9 student was bullied because he wore a pink shirt to school.  The Globe & Mail wrote this about the event: “David Shepherd, Travis Price and their teenage friends organized a high-school protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was… Read more »