This virtual townhall will focus on ways people, organizations, and communities can fight racism and make sure BC is a safe and welcoming place for everyone, with a special focus on ways to take action and address systemic racism.
Problems and Purpose
"In recent months we’ve seen a rise in racism and hate-related incidents in BC, Canada and beyond our borders" .
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
This event is part of the BC Restart Plan initiative of the Government of BC, and part of a series of townhall engagement events organized in response to the Covid-19 pandemic . Minister Anne Kang, Parliamentary Secretary Ravi Kahlon, and Multicultural Advisory Council members Patricia Barkaskas and Dr. Ismaël Traoré, along with ASL Interpreter Nigel Howard will be in attendance as a panel of speakers to address citizens' questions .
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Questions from the public are collected via an online form, and addressed by the panel of representatives noted above.