Black History Month – Celebrating Lives, Fighting for Justice

Black History Month – Celebrating Lives, Fighting for Justice

BURNABY—February is Black History Month. This year, community events and programmes feature outstanding films, artistic and historical exhibits, as well as new strategies for fighting anti-black racism.  CUPE National’s web coverage of Black History Month features a checklist on fighting racism. Here in B.C., the Vancouver International Film Festival will feature screenings of several films on black history, including the Vancouver premiere…

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CUPE 951 Protocol Gathering

CUPE 951 Protocol Gathering

Following requests from our members, Deb George from the First Peoples House will be speaking on Indigenous protocols in our UVic community. This information session is open to all CUPE 951 members and there will be bannock and muskeg tea to sample! Tuesday January 17th, 12-1 in Maclaurin D103 Download the poster.

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Solidarity to our sisters, brothers and locals to the South.

Solidarity to our sisters, brothers and locals to the South.

Following a surprise election victory for Donald Trump and the Republican party south of the border, CUPE is pledging support and solidarity with our labour and progressive civil society allies, as they face uncertain times. “CUPE will be reaching out to our sister unions and allies in civil society to offer our support and solidarity, as they fight for social justice and progress on…

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