SOCIAL & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
Honour the lives lost and act in solidarity with Indigenous colleagues, their families and the wider Indigenous community.
May 26, 7-8:30 pm – In light of increased violence against Asians in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic, Asian Canadian Labour Alliance of BC invites you to consider how art can be used to organize against racism and imagine ideas of solidarity and community care.
This is a two part series on Climate Justice & Environmental Racism. May 1 features a panel presentation and May 8 breakout discussions.
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.
Thus far over 30 women from the Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond have been permanently fired. Unite Here Local 40 believe that they are trying to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to replace people, many of which are immigrant women, and to hire new workers at a lower wage. As a response, workers from the Pacific Gateway Hotel have voted to go on strike.
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.
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.
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.
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.