Posts Tagged "discrimination"

In solidarity with the LGTBQ2 Community

As Pride parades and events are underway, many are taking the opportunity to pay tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting. The signs say “never forget” and some list the names of the 49 who lost their lives in…

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7th Annual Community March Against Racism

The 7th Annual Community March Against Racism took place on Saturday March 22, 2014 in Vancouver. People gathered at Victory Square, Cambie and Hastings, Unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ territories. After some speeches and music, the marchers made their way through…

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The Role of Leaders in Combatting Racism and Racial Discrimination: March 21, 2014, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2014 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

20 Mar ’14

A message from Lorene Oikawa, BCGEU vice president, co-chair of the Equity + Human Rights Committee, and chair of the BC Federation of Labour Human Rights Committee
Every…

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True Colours

Last night I was at an amazing concert in Deer Lake Park in Burnaby. The True Colors tour is raising awareness about discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (lgbt) individuals and also raises money for non-profit organizations.
BCGEU provided…

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Evacuation to Eviction

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pan3lgOsi5w

Hurricane Katrina aftermath: discrimination, exploitation, gutting of labour standards, hospital and school closures…and a right-wing agenda

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