D12 Write for Rights on International Human Rights Day

The D12 Human Rights Committee invites members to participate in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights campaign on December 10, 2018 (International Human Rights Day), in a write-athon to be held at A Different Booklist. Each year, hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens from around the world participate in Write for Rights, to... Read More


The Making of a Judge – Film Screening

OSSTF Toronto BIWOC Committee presents a screening of the documentary the Making Of a Judge on April 17 starting at 5:30PM, on the fourth floor of the District office located at 1482 Bathurst St. The film tells the story of the honourable justice George E Carter the first Canadian born black judge, as told by his daughter Linda V. […] Read More


Action:reAction 2018 – Invitation to teachers and students

A youth social justice forum Hosted by the OSSTF Toronto HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE For the fifth year the Human Rights Committee of OSSTF District 12 (Toronto Secondary Teachers, Occasional Teachers and Professional Student Services Personnel) will host an exciting and unique student social justice forum.  We created Action:reAction to draw... Read More


Action:reAction 2018 – Call for Workshop Proposals

The Human Rights Committee is looking for dynamic, participatory workshop proposals from activist OSSTF Members, individuals and groups in the community. For the fifth year the Human Rights Committee of OSSTF Toronto (Secondary Teachers, Occasional Teachers, and Professional Student Services Personnel) will host an exciting and unique student... Read More


Save the Date: Action:reAction student forum on April 25, 2018.

For the fifth year the Human Rights Committee of OSSTF District 12 (Toronto Secondary Teachers, Occasional Teachers, and Professional Student Services Personnel) will host an exciting and unique student social forum. The Human Rights Committee has created Action:reAction in order to connect students directly with community activists so they... Read More


Action:reAction – Call for Workshop Proposals

We are looking for dynamic participatory workshop proposals from activist individuals and groups in the community. For the fourth year the Human Rights Committee of OSSTF District 12 (Toronto Secondary Teachers, Occasional Teachers, and Professional Student Services Personnel) will host an exciting and unique student social justice forum.  As... Read More


Save the Date: Action:reAction conference on April 27, 2017.

For the fourth year the Human Rights Committee of OSSTF District 12 (Toronto Secondary Teachers, Occasional Teachers, and Professional Student Services Personnel) will host an exciting and unique student social forum.  As a committee we have promoted and highlighted outstanding student activism with the Camille Natale award.  We also... Read More


Black History Month: Curriculum Resources from the D12 Human Rights Committee

COLLECTIVE ACTION AGAINST RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION: Welcome to Dresden The District 12 Human Rights Committee, in support of Black History Month, has developed curriculum resources and lesson plans for use in grade 10 History (CHC2D) and Civics (CHV2O) classes. This classroom-ready package of resources is based on the struggle in Dresden... Read More


Information Meeting: Sponsorship of Syrian Refugees

The OSSTF D12 Human Rights Committee is hosting an information meeting for D12 members interested in learning more about sponsorship of Syrian refugees. Information about the sponsorship process will be provided by Lifeline Syria, whose mission is to “recruit, train and assist sponsor groups to welcome and support 1,000 Syrian refugees... Read More


Save the Date: Action:reAction conference on April 28, 2016.

For the third year the Human Rights Committee of OSSTF District 12 (Toronto Secondary Teachers and Support Staff) will host an exciting and unique student social forum.  As a committee we have promoted and highlighted outstanding student activism with the Camille Natale award.  We also recognize that activism by students in our schools is not... Read More