We do this in order to bring awareness to bullying issues and hopefully bring discussion as to what we can do to create a safe and respectful environment in all of our communities.
Why Pink you ask?
Well, Pink Shirt Day is not just an engaging way to get kids, especially students, though not limited to just them ;) thinking about bullying and what they can do to create a safe and respectful environment in schools.
All of this started back in 2007 when 2 High School Students in the Province of Nova Scotia, Travis Price and David Shepherd, took a stand against bullying.
These two Brave Students asked all of their peers to wear pink to school in support of a male classmate who had been bullied for wearing a pink shirt!
Little did they know that their actions would create a Grassroots Movement that would attract worldwide attention!
So…Make sure you wear Your Pink Shirt today and on March 31st, Stand Up to Bullying Day and April 11th International Pink Shirt Day!
February 29, 2012 | Categories: Canada, Youth | Tags: Bullying, Canada, David Shepherd, International Pink Shirt Day, International Stand Up To Bullying Day, Nova Scotia, Pink Shirt Day, Stop Bullying, Travis Price | 9 Comments