Chris Wejr to speak at Chilliwack restorative justice AGM

Wejr is a Fraser Valley educator, past Tedx Talk speaker and advocate for education

Chris Wejr

Chris Wejr

Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy will be bringing in a special speaker at their upcoming AGM, and the public is invited to attend.

The event is to be held on Oct. 4 at the Hampton Inn, with Chris Wejr speaking about strength-based education and restorative approaches. The association is expecting a good turnout for the event, so pre-registration is requested.

Wejr is a teacher and principal at James Hill elementary in Langley, and was previously principal at Kent elementary in Agassiz. He has been an outspoken advocate for youth and promotes educational change. He also holds a strong social media presence, writing regular columns on education on his website the Wejr Board, and as a Ted TalksX presenter. He is strong believer that social media has the power to drive educational change, through storytelling and sharing.

He has worked on committees with the BC Ministry of Education and the Canadian Education Association.

Chilliwack Restorative Justice & Youth Advocacy Association is a volunteer based organization focused on delivering programs and services in the area of crime  prevention  and public safety as well as fostering a safe community through  restorative approaches. Individuals are empowered to take accountability and responsibility for their actions and behaviours with the intent to repair harm, rebuild relationships, and restore communities.

Their AGM will include a presentation of their accomplishments, programs and initiatives.

Pre-registration is available on their website, www.restoringjustice.ca.