This meeting is open to all self-identified Racially Visible PSAC members in BC. If you would like to attend and have not yet self-ID'd, please use the form here.
The next Racially Visible Caucus meeting has been scheduled for February 23, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the PSAC Regional General Office (Suite 200, 5238 Joyce Street, Vancouver, BC). We aim to celebrate Black History Month and Chinese New Year, do some planning for future events, including the Regional Conference scheduled for 2020.
Please RSVP to me directly on your attendance by Friday, February 15, 2019.
I am looking forward to seeing you at the meeting! In the meantime, here are some recipes and events in Vancouver & Victoria that celebrate Chinese New Year and Black History Month, if you know of other events taking place in other communities around the province, let me know and I'd be happy to share the details.
Chinese New Year Recipe Ideas
Events in Vancouver
Chinese New Year Parade: In 2019 Vancouver celebrates Chinese New Year with the 46th annual Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown on February 10th. It’s an impressive event! Expect to see marching bands, Chinese lion dancing and entries by numerous community businesses and non-profit groups.
The Year of the Pig Temple Fair: A one-day festival celebrating the Chinese New Year.
Black History Month film series Curated by Barbara Chirinos
Events in Victoria
Chinese New Year’s Celebrations: Enjoy the annual Chinese lion dance parade. This festivities will include cultural performances and a Kung Fu demonstration.
PSAC BC Regional Coordinator for Racially Visible Members