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Who We Are

Members of the OSSTF D16 T/OT Human Rights Committee work toward creating a culture that supports human rights and advocates for relations that exemplify the principles of dignity and respect so that all members feel included in their workplace and within OSSTF. We meet approximately three times a year. Our meetings provide a platform for members to collaborate and put forth proposals that positively impact our members as well as students. All members are welcome to join and support the work of the Human Rights Committee.

HR Presentation

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Human Rights Student Poster Competition

Each year OSSTF D16 T/OT Human Rights Committee facilitates a Human Rights Day Poster Competition.  Members can encourage students to participate by submitting a poster with original artwork by the deadline - March 31st.  All submissions will be done electronically.

Guidelines ~ Application
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2021 Winner

2022 Winner

2023 Winner

Human Rights Student Graduation Bursary

Each year OSSTF D16 T/OT Human Rights Committee awards three bursaries to YRDSB graduating secondary students.  For more information and to apply for a bursary, see the guidelines, application form and teacher recommendation form links.

Guidelines ~ Poster & Application Link

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The application must accompany a strong letter of recommendation based upon character and financial need from a supporting YRDSB teacher, addressed to the Human Rights Committee and emailed directly to that includes a statement verifying that the student is enrolled in a YRDSB school and due to graduate June 2023.


Human Rights Events/Workshops

February 28, 2023
Member Event: Afrique En Cirque by Cirque Kalabante
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts

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