May 5th is the National Day of Awareness and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirit People (MMIWG2S+). It is also known as Red Dress Day.
To honour the many who have been taken and their families, please take a moment to learn more about this incredibly important annual initiative, and how you can help build awareness about violence against MMIQG2S+ individuals.
Here are some resources to get you started:
- Red Dress Day—remembering loss, looking to justice – Statistics Canada (statcan.gc.ca)
- Red-dress-day-TOOL-KIT.pdf (nwac.ca)
- Red Dress Day Resources, DWF Lives, and More – The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (downiewenjack.ca)
- Learn about National MMIWG2S Awareness Day — May 5 | SFU Library