The purpose of this course is to build meaningful, long-term relationships with Indigenous Peoples inside and outside of our workplaces, with the aim of supporting decolonization and increasing Indigenous Peoples’ representation at work and in the union.
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 Indigenous, Members with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Racially Visible caucus members.
- PSAC members in BC are encouraged to fill out the PSAC BC self id form here, we will add you to our mailing lists and keep you up to date on regional events and initiatives.
For more information on a PSAC BC Human Rights Committee, contact:
- Mainland HRC (based in Vancouver) – Co-Chairs: Priscilla Lam, Damir Moric – click for Mainland HRC minutes & other documents. Contact the Committee: PSACBC-HRC-Mainland@psac-afpc.com
- Vancouver Island HRC (based in Victoria) – Chair: Bronwyn Heney – click for VIHRC minutes & other documents. Contact the Committee: PSACBC-HRC-VancouverIsland@psac-afpc.com
- CIRCLE (Human Rights) Committee – click for minutes & other documents. Contact the Committee: PSACBC-HRC-Okanagan@psac-afpc.com
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: An opportunity for healing and reflection
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day of hope and healing for those impacted by the horrors of the residential school system, and who continue to be triggered and retraumatized through the ongoing confirmation of unmarked graves.
Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee minutes
Download the minutes for Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee meetings below. Visit our old website for older minutes.
Call to Action: Join or donate to the PSAC BC Team in the Tears To Hope Virtual Relay 2022
our PSAC-BC Virtual Tears to Hope 5K Relay Team. Registrants can do the relay in their hometown or wherever they choose anytime between June 24-26, 2022.
Take part in the PSAC BC Reconciliation in Action project
The Indigenous Caucus of PSAC BC Region, would like to put together a visual archive of reconciliation acts performed by PSAC members.
Human Rights Equality Puzzle – Equality Day
Find the April 17 puzzle piece and find out more about Equality Day
Human Rights Equality Puzzle – World Water Day
Find the March 22 puzzle piece and find out more about World Water Day
Human Rights Equality Puzzle – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Find the March 21 puzzle piece and find out more about International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21: No room for racism in our workplaces, unions, and communities
PSAC is committed to fighting racism and promoting employment equity in the workplaces we represent, within our own union, and in our communities.
Human Rights Equality Puzzle – International Women’s Day
Find the March 8 puzzle piece and find out more about International Women’s Day