Posts Tagged "diversity"

A week in the life of the GVJCCA President

It’s this time of year when I start to experience intense cravings for fresh grilled, wild, salmon and musubi(grilled SPAM – fried pork with soy sauce and honey that tastes a little sweet and salty on top of rice, and…

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Happy Spring!

Another successful Vancouver Vaisakhi parade! Thank you to the BCGEU Area 03 CCC and staff who did a great set up of the booth and swag. The parade seems to be getting longer each year and more people are coming…

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Kent Wong: Building a New Labour Movement of a New Working Class

Kent Wong, UCLA Labor Center Director and Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance National Executive Board founder, was in Vancouver tonight for the VDLC fundraiser for Queen Alexandra school. Kent was the keynote speaker and he shared his story about working with the…

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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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Some of my work in writing

I speak out on a range of issues and sometimes my words are captured in print. Here is some of my work in articles I’ve written or from interviews.

Article on CLiFF – Canadian Labour International Film Festival
(The Global Educator, Winter…

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Happy 2012! Year of the Dragon.

2012 is year of the dragon. The dragon is considered a symbol of good fortune in Asian cultures.
Although Japanese and Chinese share the same 12 animal zodiac, they celebrate New Year’s on different days. The Japanese celebrate New Year’s Day…

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