Human Rights and Equity Conference 2022

More than 150 delegates gathered in Vancouver on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 to attend BCNU's annual Human Rights and Equity Conference. Throughout the two days, there were presentations, dialogue and discussion on the many meanings of justice and how we might reflect on these meanings in our life and work.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

For additional coverage of the event, visit BCNU's Human Rights and Equity Facebook page and BCNU's Instagram page

Film Screenings 

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Conviction

With more women in prisons than ever before, Conviction invites viewers to question the status quo, and to consider a different kind of society that better supports the most vulnerable among us.

The screening will be followed by an opportunity to speak with and hear from some of the remarkable women involved in the making of the film. Learn more about the film here.

 

 

Beyond Extinction film

Beyond Extinction: A Sinixt Resurgence

Beyond Extinction: A Sinixt Resurgence documents three decades of Indigenous struggle by the Sinixt people, whose traditional territories are in Southwest British Columbia and the USA, divided by the border. It weaves together observational footage, contemporary interviews, oral histories, survival stories told by matriarchs, personal as well as public archives, to tell a story never told before. Learn more about the film here.

 

Speakers

Image of Lori Barkley

Lori Barkley

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Tanya Bignell

Tanya Bignell

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Dr. Annette J. Browne

Dr. Annette J. Browne

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Kimberley Brownlee

Kimberley Brownlee

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Marilyn James

Marilyn James

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Ali Kazimi

Ali Kazimi

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Alex King

Alex King

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Bianca Mercer

Bianca Mercer

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Michaela McGuire

Michaela McGuire

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Akwasi Owusu-Bempah

Akwasi Owusu-Bempah

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Ariella Pahlke

Ariella Pahlke

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Dr. Ted Palys

Dr. Ted Palys

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Senator Kim Pate

Senator Kim Pate

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Zool Suleman

Zool Suleman

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Dr. Colleen Varcoe

Dr. Coleen Varcoe

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UPDATED: December 09,2022

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