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Social Justice Education Symposium

  • Fort Massey United Church 5303 Tobin Street Halifax, NS, B3H 1S3 Canada (map)

Register for ESJ's first Social Justice Education symposium! A day of workshops and discussion on education as a tool for social justice, aimed at educators, youth and all interested community members.

Sessions and workshops:

Climate Change in the Classroom
Workers' Rights - Past and Present
It's My Party: Why Partisan Organizing Matters
Trauma-Informed Care
Child Poverty and the Classroom
Restorative Practices
Sala'am B'y - The Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander (film)
Climate Justice in Nova Scotia
African Nova Scotian Education
Discipline from a Social-Justice Perspective
Charter Schools and Privatization


9:00 - 9:30 arrival and registration

9:30 - 11:00 keynote panel

11:00 - 11:15 coffee break

11:15 - 12:15 Workshop block no. 1

12:15 - 1:15 lunch

1:15 - 2:15 Workshop block no. 2

2:15 - 2:30 break

2:30 - 3:30 Workshop block no. 3

3:45 - 4:30 wrap-up

Cost: Suggested donation $10 (no one will be turned away for lack of funds). FREE for youth 18 and under

Please let us know if you are not able to register via this method by emailing

The building is older and updates have made it more accessible, however, please let us know if you have particular needs related to accessibility at