Tag: truth and reconciliation commission

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation 2022

September 30, 2022 — On September 30, as part its commitment to the reconciliation process, Canada now marks a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is recognized to “honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.” As social workers, we understand that this sentence conceals deep and painful truths about intergenerational trauma and systemic injustice. We have work to do.

Red Dress Day 2022

close up red dresses on hangers

May 5, 2022 — Red Dress Day, also called the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two-spirit People, is an annual day of remembrance and action that stretches from coast to coast to coast. NSCSW Council has committed to a decolonization framework to support social workers in addressing these urgent calls to action.