The 2018 Danielle Horwitz Social Justice Award recipient is Ms. Janet Cho.
Janet Cho has been an integral member of her schools’ Helping Hands Program and Catalyst Club, providing service to the food bank, soup kitchens and clothing distribution in the Downtown Eastside, as well as outreach to community organizations.
Ms. Cho is the recipient of the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award , as well as fitness, math and science awards. She has spent successive summers organizing weeklong summer camps for indigenous children and youth on reserves in British Columbia in the Northwest Territories.
Janet has been designated a University of Toronto Scholar and hopes to major in Bio-chemistry.
Janet, in attendance with her Mom, school principal Mr. Geoff Taylor, school counsellor Mary Smith, Mr. Dave Nolette of the Justice Education Society and Vancouver’s Mayor Gregor Robertson will be receiving the 2018 Danielle Horwitz Social Justice Award at a ceremony at Vancouver City Hall.