Cornwall turns pink for a day

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Cornwall turns pink for a day

Cornwall turns pink for a day

CORNWALL, Ontario – Businesses, associations, political authorities, and occupants around Cornwall wore pink shirts on Wednesday, Feb. 26 to check Pink Shirt Day. 

Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007 after two secondary school young men stayed standing for a schoolmate who was the casualty of homophobic tormenting in the wake of wearing a pink shirt to class. 

The offer of the pink shirts goes to profit the Boys and Girls Club. Jacquie Richards, Executive Director of the Cornwall Boys and Girls Club said that a great many shirts had been bought for the current year and that several organizations from over the Cornwall and the United Counties of SD&G were taking an interest. 

"There is a great deal of pink out there today, which makes us extremely pleased," Richards said. 

Richards clarified the significance of Pink Shirt Day and how it opens the discussion about tormenting. 

"We know tormenting exists, however this brings it up front," she said. "It's anything but a one individual arrangement. Pink Shirt Day unites the network to discuss it with our children." 

This year, 2020, is the tenth commemoration since the Boys and Girls Club of Cornwall originally acquainted Pink Shirt Day with the zone. 

For the Boys and Girls Club, Pink Shirt Day is as much about festival all things considered about learning. Richards said that the entirety of the Boys and Girls Club of Cornwall locales would have against harassing exercises on Wednesday, just as some enjoyment festivities.

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