COMMUNITY: Recapping #albertapink

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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 their pink on!” – and … Read More

COMMUNITY: Pink Shirt Day Activities

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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 on Facebook and Twitter by … Read More

VIDEO: Abby’s Pay It Forward Project

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In recognition of Random Acts of Kindness Week, we are sharing the story of a young girl named Abby who does a pay it forward project every year around her birthday.  We encourage you to watch Abby’s video and share it with your community.  After all, the world can always use a little more inspiration and kindness.  

GUEST POST: Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Young People!

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Guest Post by: Lana Wells, Brenda Strafford Chair & Safe and Caring Special Advisor As defined by CASEL, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) “involves the processes through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive … Read More