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The Rainbow Awards

The Rainbow Awards

Sometimes it’s hard to find words to describe when something life changing happens. It’s hard to describe when your gut just knows or when your spirit just lights up knowing that the Universe just aligned in a beautiful and perfect way....

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#WeDream

#WeDream

Happy Summer Revolutionaries!! This time of year I often think of my Grandma and how we could be mid-conversation and she’d say “isn’t it so nice the feel of the wind on your skin.” She had an uncanny ability to pause and make everyone...

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Raise The Flags

Raise The Flags

Pride month is on the horizon and it has me reflecting on the power of symbols. Symbols like the pink triangle that was used to identify gay men in Nazi concentration camps or the raised fist the Black Power movement that both have been...

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A Position of Love

A Position of Love

Happy April Revolutionaries!! I want to start this month’s blog by giving a HUGE shout out to the team at Wellington PS for their work in bringing Stonewall survivor, Martin Boyce to share his story with many GSA leaders from across our...

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Do The Thing.

Do The Thing.

Happy March Madness to all the Revolutionaries!! Having grown up in basketball, this is one of my favourite times of year with the tournament upon us. That said, I am feeling all sorts of good vibes this time of year and want to share...

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Creation Intention

Creation Intention

Happy New Year Revolutionaries!! I love New Years for both the celebration and the focus that it brings on creation and intentions. For one, I love a party! I love the energy of when people are together, happy and enjoying the moment with...

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Counting Our Blessings

Happy December Revolutionaries!! I recently had a conversation with my good friend Thomas where we were talking about what it means to have faith. In that conversation we reflected on the people who inspire us spiritually, as well as, how...

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Spirit Day 2022

Spirit Day 2022

Spirit Day is a day that makes me reflective every year. I remember my first experience with Spirit Day back in 2012, a couple of years in its infancy, and my very straight friend and brilliant educator Paul Bartolomeo implored our staff...

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A Vision Of What Could Be

A Vision Of What Could Be

The Queen of England dying really caused me to pause and reflect. As a woman with British ancestry, I was strongly impacted by my loving Grandmother’s reverence for the Queen. We were a family that never missed hearing her recollection of...

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Happy August

Happy August

Happy August Revolutionaries!! I am reflecting today on the feelings that arise when we consider and begin starting something new. This summer my daughter and her friends have been obsessed with trying new rides at Wonderland. They are...

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We See Thee Rise

We See Thee Rise

My favourite line in the Canadian anthem is “with glowing hearts we see thee rise”. This resonates with me because that’s the Canada I want to believe in, get behind and sing and breathe into existence. I want to see Canada rise into a...

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The Dichotomy of Joyful Rebellion

It could be because it’s my birthday month or maybe it's because Pride is around the corner or maybe it’s because I spend my days with young people whose lives started years after Canada’s marriage laws changed; whatever the reason, I...

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Launch Party

Launch Party

  I recently had the privilege of hearing Juno nominated, Anishinaabeg musician Nimkii Osawamick perform. In his presentation he spoke about how it took him “years to find his voice”. I was absolutely moved listening to him and...

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March Madness

March Madness

Happy March Revolutionaries!! For those of us who are basketball fans this is a beautiful time of year; a time to fill out our brackets, reminisce about great upsets of years gone by and cheer our brains out for these young athletes who...

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Happy February Revolutionaries!!!

As I write this Black History Month is coming to a close and I am reflecting on the magnificent contributions that Black people and culture have made to my life. I think about growing up as a young female basketball player and looking up...

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Spread the Love

Spread the Love

Happy New Year Revolutionaries!! As I write this today, one of my good friends is at the local hospital being induced to give birth to her new baby. I’m conscious today of what a blessing this new life is, how excited we all are to meet...

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Reflecting on 2021

Happy December Revolutionaries!!! I find as we approach the New Year that it is a natural time of reflection. At this time last year, we were in a hard lockdown and most of us weren’t able to see our families over the holidays. Those...

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The Season of Giving

Happy November Revolutionaries!!! As I write this, the seasons are changing, snow is on the horizon and the holidays are right around the corner. For me, this time of year has always been about giving. This is because the most impactful...

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The Power Of Community

The Power Of Community

Happy October Revolutionaries!!! As I write this there are less than two weeks left until Spirit Day and my heart is so full with all of the good that has happened over the last six weeks. To start, thank you very much to the nearly 200...

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The Revolution Starts Now!

The Revolution Starts Now!

August 2021 I am so excited to welcome everyone to Revolution Now! I hope that you are excited about this movement and that in wearing our clothes, that you start both conversations and actions to create more equitable and inclusive...

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