ACHIEVEMENTS WE’RE PROUD OF
Letter of Petition
Letter of Petition to local authorities such as the VSB, VPD, Ministry of Education, City of Vancouver, Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner, BC Human Rights Commission, and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport etc. drawing attention to the Lord Byng incident, and its community impact.
Online petition to bring in a Black-focused curriculum into schools, we’ve received 4680 signatures and counting
Organized community meetings with affected Lord Byng families, community members & stakeholders / met with the VSB, VPD, City of Vancouver, and BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner.
Advocacy and Action
Advocated, organized, and submitted a separate class complaint case about anti-Black racism in schools with the Human Rights Tribunal.
Spoke at the VSB’s Policy & Governance meeting and supported Trustee Jennifer Reddy’s “Responding to Hate-Motivated Crimes” motion; the motion was officially adopted by the VSB on December 16th, 2019.
Service and Policy Complaint
Filed a Service & Policy Complaint against the VPD for its handling of the Lord Byng incident through the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner.
Recognition and Support
The many messages of recognition and support that we continue to receive from community members of all backgrounds who share our vision of a safe, inclusive, and welcoming learning environment for all students!