Voices

Letter from the Editor

Izida Zorde

The theme of the fall issue of Voice is allies. As we move through particularly turbulent political times, working together as allies and in solidarity across social movements is more important than ever.

Violence in the Early Years

Nicolette Lane

For young students witnessing violence in the classroom there may be long term effects such as anxiety or fear of returning to school.

Letter from the Editor

Izida Zorde

The summer issue of Voice is our women’s issue, an opportunity to focus on women members, women’s programs and women leaders in ETFO and the broader community.

Letter from the Editor

Izida Zorde

In anticipation of Earth Month and in honour of the activists who have protected safe drinking water in South Dakota, protested major pipeline projects in Canada, saved US climate data from destruction under President Donald Trump and created viable earth-friendly models for development, this issue of Voice focuses on climate justice.

Making Connections: Climate Change and Social Justice

Sam Hammond

We are seeing, every day, the effects of climate change and the failure of governments to address them. We are more aware than ever of the impact climate change will have on the quality of life of future generations.

Participating in Your Union

Sharon O’Halloran

As a member, you have many opportunities to make your voice heard. Being active allows you to engage in important political and social issues and to connect your communities and interests with your union.