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PSAC in the Community

PSAC members across BC are active in their communities in many different ways. Here is a collection of posts that showcases some of our work.

July 5, 2019 - 2:35pm •
PSAC BC, along with the BC Federation of Labour and many of its affiliates, is helping sponsor the BC Lions Be More Than A Bystander campaign for the fourth year in a row.
June 28, 2019 - 11:55am •
Accessing feminine hygiene products is challenging for low income and homeless women. Food, shelter, and clothing take precedence, leaving women with few options to deal with their periods with dignity. As a result, women often have to resort to stealing feminine hygiene products, or utilizing socks or toilet paper in lieu of sanitary pads or tampons, which leaves them more susceptible to infection.
May 1, 2019 - 11:11am •
To all PSAC BC Young Workers! Each year the BCFED hosts the Young Workers' School at Camp Jubilee. The school is set in a retreat-like environment where participants attend courses to help them build skills related to the labour movement and political action. There are outdoor activities and a chance to meet other young workers from around the province.
March 28, 2019 - 12:03pm •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada BC Regional Council has voted to endorse Sharon Gregson and Stephen Von Sychowski in the upcoming election for Vancity Board of Directors. “Stephen and Sharon have worked closely with PSAC in past and I know they both share our union’s progressive values and community-minded spirit.” says Jamey Mills, PSAC BC Regional Executive Vice President. “As a Vancity member, I look forward to voting for them when the election takes place in April, and I encourage PSAC members who belong to Vancity to do the same.”
March 25, 2019 - 11:32am •
Many thanks to Nadia Sokal (pictured at left), a member of the PSAC Okanagan Regional Women’s Committee, for this report from an interesting and important event held in Kelowna recently. Reflections On An Evening With Tarana Burke - A UBC Connects Speaker Series event at the Kelowna Community Theatre on March 6th, 2019
October 4, 2018 - 10:34am •
PSAC’s Social Justice Fund recently made a contribution of $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support their ongoing work with individuals and families impacted by the 2018 BC fires.

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