SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
The Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership is hosting a free 3 week online conference, Dismantling Barriers& Fostering Belonging: An Anti-racism Initiative. The conference runs from May 4 through May 21. Many of the courses are offered in the evening.
MARCH 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day of recognition celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls, and raising awareness of the work left to be done. Read more for plenty of resources members can engage with in their schools and in the community.
Spotlight on Antiracism. Read more for BCTF resources, workshops, Equity & Inclusion, opportunities for members, grants & awards, and Social Justice Program calendar of events.
FEBRUARY 14 – The first women’s memorial march was held in 1992 in response to the murder of a woman on Powell Street in Vancouver. Out of this sense of hopelessness and anger came an annual march on Valentine’s Day to express compassion, community, and caring for all women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Unceded Coast Salish Territories.
The BCTF has named November Antipoverty Month. As teachers, we know firsthand the effects of poverty on our students.
Read more for a link to the BCTF Social Justice Newsletter, Summer/Fall 2020 edition.
Read more for BCTF Endorsements, Social Justice Grants, New Equity and Inclusion Initiatives, Resources, Workshops and Events.