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.
Read more for a link to the February edition of BCTF Seeds for Justice – Spotlight on Disability Justice.
The membership elected their delegation to the BCTF AGM and approved by-law amendments to allow TTOCs two voting spots on VSTA Staff Rep Council as well as a voting spot on each of the VSTA Standing Committees. Thank you to all the candidates for putting their names forward and to all the members who attended the general meeting.
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.