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Watch out world for the students of Miss G!

April 21st, 2008     by Jessica Yee     Comments

Now I know many of you have heard of the fantabulous Miss_G Project for Equity in Education and I was fortunate enough to take part in The Voices Behind the Stats: Students Talk About Safety and Equity in Education last Friday at the always cool and supportive YWCA in Toronto.

It was a forum welcoming the participation of students in Ontario to talk to the Minister of Education, the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, about their perspectives on safety and equity in education and share their ideas for improvement.

Students came together from all across the Greater Toronto Area, London, Ingersoll, and many places in between with one message: STOP DISCRIMINATION NOW!

They WOW’d everyone with their boundless energy, incredible strength, and sheer determination to end all forms of oppression. They all spoke with such passion and eloquence to the Minister with their many, many solutions to advance young women’s rights for the betterment of society!

I am completely inspired and was moved to tears by these amazing young women. THESE are the experts we need to be listening to for positive change to be effected in schools across the country.

And how awesome is it that the Miss_G Project exists in the first place to make stuff like this happen?!!

The Ministry of Education had better watch out for these powerful young feminists who are ready to take on whatever injustice comes their way and will not take NO for an answer.


(oh and if you are a FACEBOOK user, show them some love on their space!)

The whole feminist crew on Friday!

Tags: activist report, body politics, in my opinion...

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