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SJB: ‘Remove Duty For Menstrual Products’

SJB: ‘Remove Duty For Menstrual Products’

Social Justice Bermuda [SJB] commended Tylasha DeSilva for launching We BLead Bermuda, and called on the Government “to take a small step towards addressing this issue” by changing the custom duty rates for menstrual products to 0%. A spokesperson said, “Social Justice Bermuda [SJB] commends Ms. Tylasha DeSilva for launching We BLead... Read more of this article

Social Justice Bermuda On Women’s Day

Social Justice Bermuda On Women’s Day

In acknowledging that today [March 8] is International Women’s Day, Social Justice Bermuda said that “people have been asked what they will ‘choose to challenge,” and noted that they have a ”number of policies in our platform rooted in gender-equity, including salary transparency, teaching gender equality and integrating more... Read more of this article

SJB Response To Cannabis Licensing Act

SJB Response To Cannabis Licensing Act

In advance of the debate in the Senate today [March 3] on the Cannabis Licensing Act, the Social Justice Bermuda Cannabis Reform Taskforce sent an open letter to the Senate, Attorney-General and Ministry of Legal Affairs & Constitutional Reform. The SJB Cannabis Reform Taskforce’s open letter follows below: Dear President of the Senate,... Read more of this article

SJB Reiterate Call To End Compulsory Worship

SJB Reiterate Call To End Compulsory Worship

Social Justice Bermuda said they reiterate their call “for an end to compulsory collective worship” as the “collective worship found in Bermuda’s public school system is overtly Christian.” A spokesperson said, “On February 1st, 2021 Social Justice Bermuda issued a press statement calling for an end to collective worship... Read more of this article

SJB Reiterates Call For Jones To Be Removed

SJB Reiterates Call For Jones To Be Removed

The Social Justice Bermuda group have reiterated their call for the OBA to remove Marcus Jones from the Senate, saying they “cannot ignore the context” of the “right−wing extremism.” Background Last month Senator Jones posted a message on Facebook expressing support for President Trump, saying that “Since he was elected... Read more of this article

SJB: “End Compulsory Worship In The Schools”

SJB: “End Compulsory Worship In The Schools”

The Education Committee of Social Justice Bermuda has called “for an end to compulsory worship within the public schools,” saying that “schools should be institutions that are respectful and inclusive of all students, regardless of their religious beliefs or non-belief” and “public monies should not be spent on forcing... Read more of this article

SJB: “Marcus Jones Is Not Fit To Sit In Senate”

SJB: “Marcus Jones Is Not Fit To Sit In Senate”

[Updated] The Social Justice Bermuda group has called for OBA Senator Marcus Jones “to be removed from the Senate” as he has “proven himself unfit to represent Bermuda in the Upper House.” Senator Posts Pro-Trump Message On Facebook This follows after Senator Jones posted a message on Facebook expressing support for President... Read more of this article

Social Justice Bermuda: Govt’s First 100 Days

Social Justice Bermuda: Govt’s First 100 Days

In anticipation of the opening of Parliament, the Social Justice Bermuda group prepared a document outlining their “suggested priorities for the Government’s First Hundred Days.” Their suggestions include introducing legislation to protect against modern forms of sexual harassment and abuse via electronic means, including the introduction... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access’

Video: ‘Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access’

The Health Council is holding a discussion this afternoon [Oct 29] with Food Fight Task Force, part of the Social Justice Bermuda Collective to discuss Social Disparities in Healthy Food Access, and you can watch the live video below. Related Stories“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access” Health Council Launches... Read more of this article

“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access”

“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access”

A discussion will take place on Thursday, October 29th centering around “social disparities in healthy food access.” A spokesperson said, “The Health Council invites you to a Facebook Live discussion with Food Fight Task Force, part of the Social Justice Bermuda Collective to discuss Social Disparities in Healthy Food Access. “This... Read more of this article

Commissiong “Resignation” Is Positive Outcome

Commissiong “Resignation” Is Positive Outcome

Social Justice Bermuda said that “while it is clear” Rolfe Commissiong “should never have been appointed, we see his resignation as a positive outcome.” This follows after Mr Commissiong ostensibly “resigned” from Cabinet this weekend, with the Premier also advising the Governor to revoke his appointment to the Senate. The... Read more of this article

SJB Call For Appointment To Be Rescinded

SJB Call For Appointment To Be Rescinded

The Social Justice Bermuda group said they “listened in abject horror” as Rolfe Commissiong was appointed as a Minister and Senate Leader, and have called for “this selection to be rescinded.” Rolfe Commissiong Appointed After Stepping Down Before The Election Rolfe Commissiong, a former MP, stepped down as a candidate in... Read more of this article

Sept 27: Conversation On Cannabis Legislation

Sept 27: Conversation On Cannabis Legislation

The Social Justice Bermuda Cannabis Reform Taskforce will be hosting a virtual “Conversation on Cannabis Legislation” that will focus on Medicinal Cannabis on Sunday [Sept 27] at 8pm. A spokesperson said, “Social Justice Bermuda [SJB] is a collective of Bermudians who are inspired by the global Black Lives Matter Movement and the way that communities... Read more of this article