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March for Justice highlights the PDSB’s inability to address anti-black racism

Community groups will march to demand change the Peel District School Board

June 15, 2020 | Vision Newspaper |

June 15, 2020 – On Wednesday June 17, various Brampton community groups and their supporters, will march from the Brampton Courthouse, to the Peel District School Board (PBSD) Head Office, demanding that the current PDSB Director be fired by the board, and the Chair and Vice-Chair resign from their positions.

The Black community refuses to work with the current Board.

“Arleen Huggins review report has highlighted the inability of the Board to fix the issues plaguing it,” said Idris Orughu one of the organizers of the march.

“The report says the PDSB lacks the capacity to provide good governance in the interest of all students”.

Wednesday’s peaceful March for Justice, also focuses on the systemic issues of anti-Black racism in the school system in Ontario, mandate that the Ford government amend the school act and pass legislation that will strengthen and penalize violators of the act.

All are welcome to participate in Wednesday’s March:
 Beginning at 4:30 p.m. at 7755 Hurontario Street
 Ending at 5650 Hurontario Street at 8:30 p.m.
 Wear a mask, bring hand sanitizer, and a sign


Photo credit: Feature photo from Brampton Guardian

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