JANUARY 27, 2021

A devoted child rights advocate who insists on the inclusion of children’s voices in research and on all matters that affect them is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Janusz Korczak medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy. Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl has been awarded the medal in honour of her long career elevating the voices of children and youth.

During the same virtual ceremony, Early Childhood Education master’s student Cayley Burton received the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada Graduate Scholarship in Children’s Rights and Indigenous Education.

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