Upcoming Events

Check back regularly for updates on meeting dates and special events!

Connecting at CouncilMay 3rd – 5th 2019.
Educators for Social Justice – Nova Scotia hope to organize an opportunity for folks to chat while many are in the city for the NSTU Annual Council. We are looking forward to connecting with educators from around the province. Follow the event page for more details as they become available:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2402771929945703/


Social Justice Education Symposium Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10 AM – 4 PM, at Fort Massey United Church, 5303 Tobin Street, Halifax.

Register for ESJ’s first Social Justice Education symposium! A day of workshops and discussion on education as a tool for social justice, aimed at educators, youth and all interested community members. Tickets can be reserved by donation via eventbrite.

Sessions and workshops (detailed program and schedule coming soon):

Climate Change in the Classroom
Workers’ Rights – Past and Present
It’s My Party: Why Partisan Organizing Matters
Trauma-Informed Care
Child Poverty and the Classroom
Restorative Practices
Sala’am B’y – The Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander (film)
Climate Justice in Nova Scotia
African Nova Scotian Education
Discipline from a Social-Justice Perspective
Charter Schools and Privatization

Schedule:

9:00 – 9:30 arrival and registration

9:30 – 11:00 keynote panel

11:00 – 11:15 coffee break

11:15 – 12:15 Workshop block no. 1

12:15 – 1:15 lunch

1:15 – 2:15 Workshop block no. 2

2:15 – 2:30 break

2:30 – 3:30 Workshop block no. 3

3:45 – 4:30 wrap-up

Cost: Suggested donation $10 (no one will be turned away for lack of funds). FREE for youth 18 and under

Please let us know if you are not able to register via this method by emailing esjnovascotia@gmail.com.

The building is older and updates have made it more accessible, however, please let us know if you have particular needs related to accessibility at esjnovascotia@gmail.com.