Call to Action: Email Trustees and the Director of Education

Call to Action: Email Trustees and the Director of Education On October 26th, 2022 a member of PARSC made a delegation to the Simcoe County District School Board with a demand to end harmful spirit days within our schools.  This request was ignored and we need your support. Please complete and submit the form below… Continue reading Call to Action: Email Trustees and the Director of Education

I Have No Choice But To Fight

What can I say? I cannot grasp that this is my life right now. At times, it feels like it can’t be real. But it is real. It is very real. I go through every emotion, every day. But regardless I have no choice but to fight. Fight for justice. Fight for accountability. Fight for… Continue reading I Have No Choice But To Fight

Media Notice: ‘We all know that feeling’: Parents Against Racism — Simcoe County wants police out of schools

By Sara Carson Simcoe.comFriday, October 15, 2021   Police presence in school makes some youths uncomfortable, said Gillian Scobie of Parents Against Racism – Simcoe County. Black, Indigenous and other students of colour may feel anxious around police, she said, and they’re not alone.    “We all know that feeling. When you’re driving and you see a police… Continue reading Media Notice: ‘We all know that feeling’: Parents Against Racism — Simcoe County wants police out of schools

Not for a Lack of Experiences

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It took some time to figure out what to write about next and it was not for a lack of experiences…sadly.   I may get some strong opinions on this one, but it has been on my mind since it happened. When I took one of my children to get their Covid-19 Vaccine, the nurse… Continue reading Not for a Lack of Experiences

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T-Shirts for the March August 7th

Join us in Toronto… Parents of Black Children and ANCHOR have organized the second March for Black Students on August 7th.  Parents Against Racism Simcoe County will be support the event and we want you to attend. Order your T-Shirt by July 23rd at 4pm by completing the form below! T-Shirts will be available for… Continue reading T-Shirts for the March August 7th

Media Notice: “Group wants anti-Black racism policy at Simcoe public board”

Group wants anti-Black racism policy at Simcoe public school board Janis RamsaySimcoe.comFriday, June 11, 2021  This is the first story in a series examining discrimination and diversity in the Simcoe County District School Board. Whenever Barrie mom Natasha Shakespeare hears a school is having a “crazy hair day” she wants to cringe. Shakespeare is a… Continue reading Media Notice: “Group wants anti-Black racism policy at Simcoe public board”