Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES is created under the guidance of the CLBC Editorial Board, which is made up of self advocates from across the province, as well as family members. The theme for this edition is “Resilience.” The stories in this edition demonstrate the many ways people are...
A lot of great upcoming events in @FSIBC's calendar for connection, including Expressive Arts with Heather & Qnections Club for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Find them all here: http://ow.ly/kjFe50DKhLs
Casey Douglas, Director of Olivia Douglas Community Services, is excited to provide virtual opportunities for people to connect around shared interests and experiences. Read about Casey & other self advocates leading connection across B.C. here: http://ow.ly/oSbd50DKheI
Cheryl Fryfield, CLBC Head Office Receptionist & Ross Chilton, CLBC CEO are wearing their pink shirts today to stand up against bullying and encourage everyone to lift each other up. Read more about #PinkShirtDay here: pinkshirtday.ca... See MoreSee Less
Today, on #PinkShirtDay people in B.C. and around the world stand together against bullying and share this year's message to "Lift each other up""Lifting each other up means accepting and respecting each other, regardless of race, culture, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. It means seeing others for their strengths, abilities and things we have in common. It means taking the time to understand different points of view and share experiences. By lifting each other up and wearing pink today, we are standing in solidarity against bullying and letting kids know they aren’t alone," - Premier John Horgan, Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, and Carol Todd, parent and founder of the Amanda Todd Legacy Society.You can read the full statement marking #pinkshirtday2021 below: ... See MoreSee Less