Creating positive and encouraging experiences for youth, as well as projects that allow them to work with peers who may not seem like natural collaborators, is an excellent way to foster cooperation, respect and a sense of community among students. A special course in Pop Music at Harbord Collegiate Institute in Toronto is producing some unique results.
Across the country, tens of thousands of Canadians donned pink shirts yesterday to raise awareness about youth bullying. CSSN President Stu Auty appeared on CITYNews Channel earlier on Wednesday to discuss the evolution of Pink Shirt Day and the importance of awareness events like this.
Take a moment to learn about CSSN friends & supporters at Dream Bridge Exchange. Dream Bridge works to empower LGBTQ youth through “collaborative community events” that provide them with the opportunity to network and socialize with peers and businesses to cultivate both entrepreneurial and employment possibilities.
On Tuesday, February 26th, the Canadian Safe School Network was privileged to hold our 16th Annual Safe Schools Conference in Toronto. Over 300 delegates from school boards, police forces and organizations across Ontario joined us for a full day of engaging keynotes and exciting, informative workshops.
CSSN President Stu Auty recently delivered the commencement address and was awarded the prestigious Caritas Medal at Niagara University’s Bachelor of Professional Studies in Education convocation ceremony.
Celebrated Canadian spoken word poet Shane Koyczan has developed and launched an important new video project to help educators and families come together in response to youth bullying that should be shared far & wide!
The Canadian Safe School Network offices will be closed on Monday, February 18th, to observe the Ontario Family Day holiday.
The Canadian Safe School Network is able to continue its fundamental work thanks to the ongoing support of our dedicated sponsors and partners – like The Terrence & Svea McKillen Foundation.
CSSN has been the grateful recipient of support from Bell over the years … and we are happy to participate in and promote Bell Let’s Talk Day! Let’s have this important conversation!
Through the generous support of TD Bank, CSSN is pleased to offer a one-day conference for students in Saskatchewan focused on youth engagement and LGBTQ inclusion.