City of Surrey | Accessibility and Transportation Engagement Call | Dec 8 Help enhance accessibility in Surrey by providing public feedback on the City’s draft Accessibility Action Plan with the goal of enhancing accessibility, removing barriers and creating a more inclusive community. The online survey is open until Dec 8, 2023.
CCPA | The Monitor print editions by donation Those wanting print editions of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives magazine The Monitor next year can sign up for 4 quarterly editions with a minimum annual donation of $35 to the CCPA. Digital editions are freely available online. More information on print copies here.
DEWC Peer Program | Donation Call | Nov-Dec 2023. The DEWC is in the process of raising funds for their peer program in order to keep up with inflation and continue to empower the women in the DTES community with low-barrier employment opportunities and education. Every $5 donated to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre supports a meal for a woman in need. Read this month’s spotlight on Skills Development Program volunteer Sam here
CCDI Consulting | DEI Education Calendar | Jan-Mar 2024 Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion Consulting group has published a series of instructor-led courses as well as e-learning workshops for individuals happening winter/spring 2024, with 3 certificates available: Foundations in IDEA, Antiracism Education, and Beyond IDEA Awareness.
Food Bank Challenge | CUPE Local 382. CUPE BC and CUPE Local 382 have a challenge for you! CUPE Local 382, in each of the last five years, has donated a “toonie” per member to their local food bank in Victoria. CUPE BC has committed to match Local 382’s food bank donations this year. This year, CUPE Local 382 would like to extend this friendly challenge to ALL CUPE Locals in British Columbia and encourage each member to donate a “toonie” to a local food bank. This opportunity to help communities across the Province will show the type of solidarity and strength that comes when working within a Union. Find a local food bank by visiting the Food Banks of BC website
VPL Vancouver presents author Brandi Morin: On the Frontlines of Indigenous Land Defence, a streamed event on Dec 7, 2023. Register here and follow @bclibraries-present on crowdcast to get notifications on more author spotlights in 2024.