Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

We are sharing book titles, articles, videos and podcasts to help support our members' continuing work of anti-racism and equity, and to help deepen our understanding of Canada’s diverse communities.

We would love to hear if you have found this column helpful, or if there are other ways that you would like to see BCPVPA share resources. Contact Erin Hughes.

This Black History Month we are excited to share stories, events, articles, films and more. We hope 

Radio | CBC Listen: The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn
Where are Canadian schools at when it comes to tackling anti-Black racism?
A discussion with Dr. June Francis about how the education system in BC – K-12 and Secondary – still have more work to do in making our schools equitable and inclusive. Everyone must continue to take steps to remove colonial ideologies and anti-Black racism from society and relearn Canada's true history.  

Article | Vancouver Sun
UBC marks Black History Month with success of new scholarship program for Black students

A new program has been launched for Black-Canadian students to provide scholarships for more than 100 Black students over the next four years. 

Activity | African Descent Society of BC (ADSBC)
Black Strathcona Walking Tour
Whether you are able to go on a walking tour with the African Descent Society, follow the same path on Google Street View, or just want to read about the history of Hogan's Alley the ADSBC People & Places of Interest Guide is a very enjoyable way to learn a little bit more about Black History in BC.

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog, Charles Ungerleider wonders whether litigation will change social media. .

Read the latest blogpost here

Charles Ungerleider is a Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of British Columbia and Managing Partner at Directions Evidence and Policy Research Group. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed in the OpED articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy, or position of the BCPVPA.

ReFresh: Recess for Your Health

ReFresh is a BCPVPA health resource with simple exercises and information that you can explore. ReFresh appears as a Member Update every Wednesday. All ReFresh posts are archived here.

Read the latest ReFresh: Preventing Cancer – Dry February

BCPVPA PLD Readers Corner

Every 2 weeks, your PLD Directors will upload pertinent articles, blog post, or podcast on BetterEducate and in the new Member Portal and in the BCPVPA Member Portal under Resources/ Readers’ Corner for your quick learning opportunity.  

Read the latest article, and find Discussion Tips and Prompt Questions: How to Manage your Time & Discussion Guide


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