Pink Shirt Day
February 22, 2023 at 9:26 AM
Pink Shirt Day is an annual event, held in Canada and other parts of the world, where people wear a pink-coloured shirt to stand against bullying. The initiative was started in Canada, where it is held on the last Wednesday of February each year.
In 2007, Berwick Nova Scotia, after a new student at their school was bullied for wearing a pink shirt, two grade 12 students bought 50 pink shirts and encouraged their classmates to wear pink. The next day they went to distribute the shirts and to their surprise the majority of students arrived wearing pink! With that act of kindness, Pink Shirt Day was born.
Wear a Pink Shirt on February 22, 2023 to show your support for anti-bulling initiatives.
For more information on Pink Shirt day, including resource support, please visit https://www.pinkshirtday.ca/ or https://humanrights.ca/story/travis-prices-act-of-kindness