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Together We Are: Family Empowerment Program Kick-off

February 21, 2019
"Together We Are" Family Empowerment Program and the Durham District School Board (DDSB)/School Community Council (SCC) Parent Engagement Office have partnered to provide a FREE six-week workshop series to Black families with children (age 6-11) living in the Durham Region. This program is supported by the Ministry of Children, Community and...

I Am Jazz School and Community Reading

February 19, 2019
On February 28th educators and allies across Canada will stand in solidarity with transgender students by hosting the 2 nd annual school and community readings of the children's book I Am Jazz . The book was written by transgender teen trailblazer Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel. The book offers Jazz's account of...

Designing for Humanity

February 12, 2019
Forest View PS and Village Union PS teamed up with Habitat for Humanity Durham and designed and implemented a collaborative teaching project, in which students designed model homes for the community. Habitat for Humanity has been invited to examine the model presentations. The project was designed to bridge the two south...

The “OWNING YOUR PATH” Women’s Empowerment Conference

February 04, 2019
The DDSB Education Centre will host an engaging group of speakers to explore topics of women's empowerment through activities, presentations, and discussion. The "Owning Your Path" Women's Empowerment Conference will feature a keynote address from Shawnee Talbot, a singer/songwriter from Six Nations of the Grand River, who will perform three of...


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