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Human Rights

The PSAC BC Region has three Human Rights Committees who meet regularly to in person and via conference call to discuss issues and plan events relating to PSAC's Indigenous, PWD, GLBTQ2+, and Racially Visible members.

The BC Region also has four Regional Council members who represent equity-seeking groups. They are responsible for PSAC members within their constituencies and speak for them at the Council, they seek to promote the activism of PSAC members within these constituencies, and they ensure and promote representation for their constituencies throughout our Union.

Regional Council Aboriginal Equity Coordinator Jenny Macleod
Regional Council Racially Visible Equity Coordinator Stephen Torng
Regional Council Members with Disabilities Equity Coordinator Shane Polak
Regional Council Pride (GLBT) Equity Coordinator Nia Gillies
January 25, 2021 - 9:30am •
We encourage all PSAC members with a disability to take part in this research. 
December 9, 2020 - 12:26pm •
Thank you to the PSAC Mainland Human Rights Committee for sharing this message and some things to read and watch to celebrate International Human Rights Day.
December 7, 2020 - 11:43am •
Download the minutes of the Lower Mainland Human Rights Committee here
December 2, 2020 - 5:10pm •
Download the minutes for Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee meetings below (all files are .pdf). Scroll to the bottom for the VIHRC bylaws.
November 3, 2020 - 9:46am •
The murder of George Floyd sparked a movement around the world, including Canada, to dismantle systems of oppression and to combat anti-Black racism in all its forms.
October 18, 2020 - 11:07am •
Download the minutes of the Okanagan Human Rights Committee here.
September 30, 2020 - 9:51am •
July 22, 2020 - 12:48pm •

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Upcoming Human Rights Events

Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee AGM February 1, 2021 • Vancouver Island
Mainland Human Rights Committee AGM February 10, 2021 • Mainland BC
Okanagan Human Rights Committee meeting March 21, 2021 • Okanagan
Okanagan Human Rights Committee meeting May 1, 2021 • Okanagan