Back to Resource Centre
Blog Img

International Day of Pink - April 14, 2021

Today Eagle is encouraging all of our staff to wear pink in support of the International Day of Pink.

We will be wearing T-shirts, ties, socks, hairbands -- whatever pink items that we have!

The International Day of Pink

The International Day of Pink was started in Nova Scotia when two straight high school students saw a gay student being bullied for wearing a pink shirt.

The two students intervened, but wanted to do more to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying.

They decided to purchase pink shirts, and a few days later got everyone at school to arrive wearing pink, standing in solidarity.

The result was that an entire school took a stand and began working together to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying.

Anyone can bully, anyone can be victimized by bullying, but together we can stop it.

There are always things that we can do to improve our world and our community ... this is just one more small thing.

Show your support, it is how society evolves.

Kevin Dee is founder of Eagle (a Professional Staffing Company)

Want to know where Canada's hot jobs are? Visit the Eagle Job Centre!