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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.

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 •
March 5, 2019 - 9:30am •
The PSAC BC Mainland Human Rights Committee has purchased 4 tickets to the PSAC BC Regional Women’s Committee IWD celebration taking place on March 7.
November 19, 2018 - 1:32pm •
On November 20th, Trans Day of Remembrance, PSAC mourns and commemorates the trans, two-spirit and non-binary people who have lost their lives to transphobia. We honour the work that is being done in communities across the world to combat transphobic violence.
July 9, 2018 - 1:16pm •
On July 8th, an enthusiastic and colourful group of PSAC members in Victoria celebrated Pride and raised awareness about the discriminatory one year ban on blood donation by gay and trans people. Please take a moment to sign the petition calling on the government of Canada to repeal the ban. Here are some photos ...

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Upcoming Human Rights Committees Events

Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee meeting September 25, 2019 • Victoria
Mainland Human Rights Committee meeting October 16, 2019 • Vancouver
Okanagan Human Rights Committee meeting November 2, 2019 • Vernon