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Pink Shirt Day

Anna Pratt —

This week is Bullying-Free Week in NZ. Students are encouraged to wear pink this Friday, 20th May.

Every day this week there will be activities with a focus on kindness & anti-bullying. Our week will end with PINK SHIRT DAY this Friday 20th May.

π“π‘πž 𝐏𝐒𝐧𝐀 𝐒𝐑𝐒𝐫𝐭 πƒπšπ² 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲
Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, took a stand against homophobic bullying after a new Year 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. David and Travis bought dozens of pink shirts and distributed them to their classmates to wear the next day. The word got out online and hundreds of students showed up in pink, some from head-to-toe, to stand together against bullying!

The grassroots movement captured hearts across the world and the campaign went global! It has been celebrated here in Aotearoa since 2009 and gets bigger and better every year.

www.pinkshirtday.org.nz   #pinkshirtdaynz