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Black History Month

Black History Month

Every year, Canadians are invited to take part in the festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present, during Black History Month. Read more for facts and resources.

30th Annual Women’s Memorial March

30th Annual Women’s Memorial March

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.

Rock your Ribbon Skirt

Rock your Ribbon Skirt

Wednesday, January 20th wear your ribbon skirt to school to show support and solidarity for Bella Kulak who was criticized for wearing a ribbon skirt to school. There will also be a celebration of Indigenous culture at Grandview Park during the lunch hour from 12:00–12:45 pm.

Black Shirt Day

Black Shirt Day

Friday, January 15th is Black Shirt Day, in honour of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Please consider wearing a black shirt and use this day to spark conversation about what can be done at your school site to celebrate Black History month. Read more about posting your Black Shirt Day photos on social media.

BIPOC Ad Hoc Committee Meeting

BIPOC Ad Hoc Committee Meeting

Monday, December 14 from 4:00-5:30 pm. The meeting is open to all VSTA members who identify as part of the BIPOC community. Read more for details and registration in MyVSTA.

BIPOC Ad Hoc Committee Meeting

BIPOC Ad Hoc Committee Meeting

Monday, November 23 at 4:00 pm. The meeting is open to all VSTA members who identify as part of the BIPOC community. Read more for details and registration in MyVSTA.

Decentering Whiteness

Decentering Whiteness

An Anti-racism Reading group. The objective of the reading group is to deepen our understanding of racism and anti-racism. Read more for outline and contact info.

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