Human Rights in BC

Did you know that British Columbia has an Office of the Human Rights Commissioner? The Office began its work in September 2019 with a mandate to address root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice.

You may have seen their first campaign in the ‘Am I racist?’ posters on billboards, bus shelters and backs of buses throughout the province. This public awareness campaign asked us to reflect on our own inner biases.

To learn more, read Commissioner Kasari Govender: Am I racist? Your initial answer may surprise you and explore the interactive learning pages of the “Am I racist?” campaign.

For an introduction to implicit bias in education and some strategies for addressing it, read our earlier post on Implicit Bias.

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