Yesterday marked Orange Shirt Day, an annual event started in Williams Lake, BC, Canada to commemorate, witness, and honor the healing of survivors of Residential Schools in the Cariboo Region, and since then it has aimed to open the doors to a global conversation on all aspects of Residential Schools.
In honor of Orange Shirt Day, Indigenous-led grassroots organization Rising Hearts is hosting a virtual Remembrance Run, which you can still support and participate through this weekend (the event runs through October 3rd). If you are physically able, you can register to run, walk, or bike in solidarity, and then post photos and view results on the event page. If you'd like to participate or support in other ways, you can sponsor a runner donation, purchase a shirt or sticker, or share this event with your community. Additional educational context and resources are provided on the event website.