The month of October is Islamic Heritage Month, which was officially established by the Canadian government in 2007. Islamic Heritage Month is a great opportunity to learn about the rich history of Islam, the vast diversity within Islam, and to break down stereotypes and beliefs that interrupt our goals of inclusion.
LGBTQ+ youth of Guelph and Wellington County will soon be able to receive telephone support for their mental health and well-being.
During the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board celebrated Pride Month as a school community.
The June meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board was held on June 22, 2021. The following provides highlights from the meeting.
Orangeville District Secondary School recently started an initiative that showcases the diverse students and staff at the school.
This year, the UGDSB launched ‘UGTalks about’ – an initiative inspired by TED Talks, to centre student voice.
After the Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute’s Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) group took a pause, group member Viktoria approached the group’s teacher-advisor about reviving the schools GSA classroom online.
Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.
Program for Indigenous families in the UGDSB: Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan “Seeking to Learn the Language”
A new weekend program for Indigenous families begins this September. Anishinaabemowin Nanda-gikendan – “Seeking to Learn the Language” – will run on Saturdays from 9-11:30am, from Sept. 18, 2021, to May 28, 2022.
The Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) is hosting a multi-day, virtual Anti-Racism Summit. The summit is part of the GBHS’s Change Starts Now initiative, an anti-racism project “aimed at preventing and responding to racism in Guelph and Wellington County.”