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Racism: Micro-Aggressions and Bystander Awareness

FEBRUARY 25, 2020, Burnaby B.C.

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Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office.

In honour of Pink Shirt Week at BCIT, come join us to learn more about how everyday actions can help recognize and prevent racism. Microaggressions can contribute to a culture of bullying.

Speaker

Angela Ma Brown

Education Consultant, Anti-racism, Diversity, Equity and Social Justice

Angela has been teaching at the Vancouver Board of Education since 1999. She taught grades 4-7 for from 1999-2006 and held the district position of Anti-racism and Diversity Consultant & Mentor from 2007-2014. Angela was seconded as a Faculty Associate in the Professional Development Program at Simon Fraser University from 2014-2017, mentoring student teachers in the following modules: Indigenous Perspectives (IPTEM), Vancouver Community (VCM) and Professional Linking Program (PLP). Angela is currently a District Mentoring Support Teacher supporting early career teachers (with 0-5 years of experience) in the Vancouver school district. Angela holds an undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree in Diversity in Curriculum and Instruction from Simon Fraser University.

Lunch provided and ASL interpretation provided by request. Please contact us with any accommodation needs.
Open to BCIT employees and students.

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LOCATION

BCIT Burnaby, SA Council Chambers (SE2)
SE2, 3700 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby B.C. V5G 3H2

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DATE/TIME

Tue. Feb. 25, 2020 12:30PM to 1:30PM

2020-02-25 12:30:00 2020-02-25 13:30:00 America/Vancouver Racism: Micro-Aggressions and Bystander Awareness BCIT Burnaby, SA Council Chambers (SE2) BCIT kepstein@bcit.ca

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