Carleton’s Landon Pearson Children’s Rights Centre to Host National Child Day Event

The Landon Pearson Children’s Rights Centre at Carleton University will host an event to mark National Child Day. The event will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Landon Pearson Centre and the 25th anniversary of the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Where: Room 2017, Dunton Tower, Carleton University, Ottawa
Info: This event is open to the public.

The event will feature the release of the Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights’ special issue on Indigenous children’s rights. The issue features the residential school memoir of Russ Moses. Elder Annie St. Georges will offer an opening prayer.

About the Landon Pearson Children’s Rights Centre
The centre is a leading voice in the discussion of children’s rights and supports initiatives dedicated to the betterment of the lives of children. The centre’s vision is that every child in Canada will grow up aware of his or her rights and be able to exercise them within society. The centre manages the Child Rights Academic Network, as well as the youth network Shaking the Movers and publishes the Canadian Journal of Children’s Rights.

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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