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Pilot Project Raises Awareness of SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)

June 05, 2017


This past year, North Vancouver School District participated in a pilot project with eight other school districts in our Province to raise awareness about SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity).

SOGI is a term used by the BC Human Rights Code to describe an area of prohibited discrimination. It is an inclusive term that encompasses all individuals regardless of where they identify on the sexual orientation or gender identity spectrums, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit, heterosexual, and cisgender.

NVSD's Policy 412 supports and celebrates sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression for all its members.

Click the video link to see some of the awesome SOGI initiatives that NVSD#44 schools participated in this 2016/2017 school year.