Pink Shirt Day: Thursday, September 14

Thursday, September 14 is Stand Up Against Bullying Day in Nova Scotia. We all work together to provide welcoming and safe places for everyone, every day! Wearing pink shows support for diversity, respect and inclusion.

March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, a free concert with local band Shoulder to Shoulder is happening at Horton High School. The concert begins 7 pm, all are welcome.

About Shoulder to Shoulder:

Shoulder to Shoulder started over 23 years ago spreading the message of inclusion, diversity and racial harmony through the celebration of African heritage in Nova Scotia. The band members bring their passion for these messages and music to every performance, using the power of music to educate others.  Band members are made up of past and present AVRSB employees Lawrence Parker, Bobby Smith, Billy Lucas, and Fisher Akao, with additional member Mark Riley, who joined the band in 2008.


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