Pink Shirt Day - May 18th. Education Library Display.
15 May 2012Pink Shirt Day is a national campaign which aims to raise awareness about the power to prevent bullying. It endeavors to celebrate diversity and create a New Zealand where all people feel safe, valued and respected.
Pink Shirt day began in Nova Scotia, Canada in 2007 when a group of students defended a kid being bullied for wearing a pink shirt. To show solidarity and support the students chose to wear pink shirts.
The Education Library has a display to help promote Pink Shirt Day and raise awareness of bullying. The display highlights a selection of resources available regarding bullying and how to prevent it.