Parents of Black children take matters into their own hands, launching Ontario school racism reporting tool
A group of Black parents have taken the problem of anti-Black racism in Ontario schools into their own hands, launching an anonymous racism reporting tool for educators and staff, saying they can no longer wait for school boards to act. At a virtual news conference Tuesday, mothers with the group Parents of Black Children (POBC) announced its school-racism reporting
Register Parents Unite to Fight Racism
Parents in York Region looking for support while advocating for their Black children within the education system have another place to turn. Parents of Black Children (PoBC) has launched an initiative called Parents United for parents seeking support in advocating for their children who have experienced anti-Black racism in the system. Comprised of advocates within the York region, north
YRDSB renaming Vaughan Secondary School amid namesake’s history of slavery
York Region District School Board trustees have voted unanimously to rename Vaughan Secondary School after consultations with the public. In an announcement Wednesday afternoon, board officials said the word “Vaughan” was removed from the school’s name earlier in the day, leaving it unnamed for now. The vote occurred during a board meeting on Tuesday.