National Day Of Silence 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 11, 2017 is National Day Of Silence.

Day Of Silence

Bullying in schools need not be tolerated and also the Day of Silence was established in 1996 to focus on the outcome of the on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students.This annual event is perfect for school, college and college students to visit against their natural instincts to become noisy and have a wow of silence during the day. It's a serious problem though, using its goal being to create focus on the silencing aftereffect of bullying and harassment on LGBT students. Hopefully this will aid in getting it an end into it to produce safer places of your practice to allow them to study.Individuals searching to obtain involved can click on the Day of Silence website for ideas about organizing a celebration within their school or college. They ought to make sure to discuss this with instructors in advance to obtain agreement towards the silence starting.

Businesses challenged to unplug, too
Businesses challenged to unplug, too

Though normally posting on Facebook daily, Interior Savings has committed to a day of silence on their Facebook page, and is encouraging businesses to ignore their business and/or personal Facebook feeds for the day as well. Wednesday, Jan. 27 is Email ...

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New proposals in Olympia include incentives for low rents, automatic voter ...

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Pro-LGBT statements OK on high school T-shirts, but not anti-LGBT statements
Pro-LGBT statements OK on high school T-shirts, but not anti-LGBT statements

In 2003, the School permitted a student group called the Gay-Straight Alliance to hold a “Day of Silence” at the School which, in the words of an Assistant Principal, is intended to “teach tolerance of others, particularly those of a different sexual ...

Ringing In 2016: New Year's Traditions You Might Not Have Heard Of
Ringing In 2016: New Year's Traditions You Might Not Have Heard Of

The island of Bali in Indonesia is a major tourist attraction, but on March 6, 2016, it will observe Nyepi, a Hindu day of silence on the third day of its six-day New Year's celebration. Nyepi is reserved as a day of self-reflection. During that day ...

Putting the Heat on Yik Yak After a Killing on Campus
Putting the Heat on Yik Yak After a Killing on Campus

On April 17, after attending a “Day of Silence” event at U.M.W. intended to raise awareness of sexual bullying on campus, Ms. Mann, 20, returned to her off-campus home, where she was killed. Steven Vander Briel, a former member of the U.M.W. rugby team ...

Students Reportedly Organize 'Anti-Gay Day' at Pittsburgh-Area High School
Students Reportedly Organize 'Anti-Gay Day' at Pittsburgh-Area High School

The students apparently organized themselves just after the school's Gay-Straight Alliance arranged for students to take part in the "Day of Silence," a national event organized by the national Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network to call ...

Chuck Pagano not going anywhere, as Colts give him extension
Chuck Pagano not going anywhere, as Colts give him extension

The decision on Pagano didn't come down until late Monday evening, after a day of silence from the Colts while Irsay and Pagano met. Many thought at the beginning of the day that the meeting would lead to a parting of ways. The Colts announced at one ...

April 11, 2017 is also Barbershop Quartet Day, Pet Day