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Human Rights Committees

PSAC BC has three constitutionally-recognized Human Rights Committees. They meet regularly in person and via conference call to discuss issues and plan events relating to PSAC's Aboriginal, PWD, GLBT, and Racially Visible caucus members. For more information ...

Scroll down for news, information, and meeting minutes related to our BC Human Rights Committees and our human rights program.

March 3, 2020 - 1:29pm •
Almost 50 PSAC members from across the province gathered in Vancouver on Saturday at the 2020 Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members, which was held under the theme "Building our Power for Change: Equity for All”. It was a busy weekend: over two days the participants developed strategies to build partnerships, coalitions, and networks for advocacy; discussed ways to broaden the base of union activists from their communities; identified political priorities for PSAC racialized members; and contributed to the development of a PSAC policy to address systemic racism.
November 18, 2019 - 11:15am •
2020 PSAC B.C. Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members “Building our Power for Change: Equity for All” TO: PSAC B.C. REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS: We are happy to invite resolutions for the upcoming PSAC B.C. Regional  Conference for Racially Visible Members, February 28-March 1, 2020, in Richmond, B.C., from PSAC B.C. Regional Human Rights Committees. DEADLINE FOR RESOLUTIONS submission is Friday, January 24, 2020 (4:00 p.m. PT)
November 18, 2019 - 11:11am •
2020 PSAC B.C. Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members  “Building our Power for Change: Equity for All” To: PSAC Locals/Branches in the B.C. Region APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 17, 2020, 4 p.m. PT CONFERENCE DATES: Friday-Sunday, February 28, 29, & March 1, 2020 CONFERENCE LOCATION: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond This Registration Package includes:
July 3, 2019 - 12:38pm •
The PSAC BC Region is holding a Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members from February 28-March 1, 2020 in Richmond!  We are currently seeking PSAC members who want to play an important role in this Conference. If you have ideas for conference content or just want to help in the overall organizing, then this role may be for you! We are looking for self-identified PSAC racially visible members from the BC Region with
June 21, 2019 - 12:13pm •
June 20, 2019 - 12:10pm •
For as far back as oral histories can tell us, Indigenous people around the world have marked the summer and winter solstices in ceremony, ritual and celebration. Here, on Turtle Island, most Indigenous communities mark the longest day of the year by reminding ourselves of all the good things in our lives and by giving thanks for all that the earth has shared with us.
June 3, 2019 - 8:55am •

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