UN | International Day of Charity | Sep 5 :     The United Nations General Assembly declared the International Day of Charity towards the objective of sensitizing and mobilizing people, NGOs, and stakeholders all around the world to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities, choosing Sep 5th to honour the date of the passing of Mother Theresa. View the most recent human development reports.

BCFED | Psychologically Healthy and Safe Workplaces | Sep 8 :      A two-part virtual workshop, from the BCFED Health & Safety Centre, in line with the CSA Standard, will provide participants with the tools to create strategies that will support workers with mental health issues, individually and collectively, using a preventative approach.

Date & Time: Sep 8, 2022 | 8:30am (part 1) & 4:30pm (part 2) – Pacific             Fee: $155

Massy Arts | Indigenous Perspectives Series | Sep 13:      Massy Arts is hosting SFU’s Dr. June Scudeler in person for We Are the Best Survivors, a free talk on Indigenous Horror in literature, film and art. Donations are welcome.

Date & Time: Sep 13, 2022 | 6:00pm.      Location: Massy Arts Society at 23 East Pender, Vancouver

Registration: Click here

BCCWITT | Be More Than a Bystander Training:       In collaboration with the Ending Violence Association of BC and the BC Lions, the BC Centre for Women in the Trades has an acclaimed, ongoing bystander education program. Apply here.

Courage to Act | National Skillshare Series | Nov 2022-Sep 2023:      From late fall into of next year, Courage to Act is offering a series of free courses on gender-based violence prevention, harm reduction, and trauma-informed healing strategies.

Should you have any questions regarding this update, please email for additional information.

 In solidarity,

CUPE BC Executive Board

CUPE British Columbia