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#PinkShirtDay 'Nice Needs No Filter'

February 23, 2018

Pink Shirt Day is coming up on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. #GPPSD schools will run different activities on that day to show their support and stand against bullying. Make sure to check your school's Facebook Page and website for more details.

Save the date and remember to wear something PINK that day!
We encourage all of you to wear something pink to symbolize that we as a society will not tolerate bullying anywhere.

WHAT IS PINK SHIRT DAY?
Pink Shirt Day is an anti-Bullying Day when people wear a pink, blue or purple shirt to symbolise a stand against bullying, an idea that originated in our home land #Canada. It is celebrated on various dates around the world.

QUICK FACTS:
- 92% of Albertans that agree that they have a personal responsibility to reduce bullying in their community
- 88% of Albertans that agree that bullying prevention should be an urgent priority for their community
- 28% of people in Alberta still believe that bullying is just a normal part of growing up

#PinkShirtDay
#PinkShirtPromise
#GPPSDPinkShirtDay
#PinkItForward
#GPAb #GPEd #AbEd

If you’re being bullied, bullying someone else, or see a friend who is being bullied, take a look at the below resources:
https://www.pinkshirtday.ca/resources

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