BC SOGI Educator Network Newsletter

Please read more about the UBC SOGI Summer Institute; Other Summer Learning: Gender Spectrum; Student Spotlight: CampOUT!; Fall SOGI Educator Summit: Save the Date.

Solidarity with the Indigenous Community

Honour the lives lost and act in solidarity with Indigenous colleagues, their families and the wider Indigenous community.

Doing Things Differently: A Disability Rights at Work Handbook

The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased to share the launch of Doing Things Differently: A Disability Rights at Work Handbook. This new resource was developed to support disability rights advocates in every workplace and outline the important role unions have in advancing disability rights in the world of work. 

VSTA AGM 2021

We would like to thank all of our members who participated in our AGM yesterday; we appreciate your commitment to upholding our democratic process. We were pleased to see as many attendees as last year and we hope to see this level of engagement continue. A big thank...

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Questioning Cure: Disability, Identity, and Healing

Questioning Cure: Disability, Identity, and Healing

MAY 11, 3:00 pm EST: Should cure be the ultimate aim of health care? Sometimes aiming at cure entails trying to fix disability rather than enabling disabled people to flourish. Sometimes it obscures the goal of healing, and sometimes aiming at cure entails failing to distinguish between disease and difference. In this webinar, disabled writers and educators Anand Prahlad, Ann Millett-Gallant, and Karen Nakamura will discuss how the idea of cure has shaped their own lives and how we can think beyond cure.

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APRIL 14 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PINK

APRIL 14 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PINK

April 14, 2021 marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny, and all forms of bullying. Read more for BCTF resources.

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NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN!

NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN!

The VSTA Annual General Meeting will take place on May 18, 2021, and we encourage any and all interested VSTA members to consider nominations for next year’s Executive Committee. Please read more for details and a link to the nomination form. Nominations close April 23 at 4:00 pm.

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Events Calendar

  1. Council

    June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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