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VIUFA’s Committee on Human Rights and International Solidarity Unveils Resource Database

A resource is now available to the VIU community, thanks to the work of Dr. Imogene Lim, Chair of the Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee (HRISC). The HRISC database brings attention to local and global events, issues, and resources for educators and students—from racism, climate change, Indigenous rights, inequality and more. The listing has been curated by Dr. Imogene Lim, with numerous suggestions offered by colleagues. Thanks to Kathryn (Katy) Rosnau, GLST [...]

2022-10-18T09:29:44-07:00October 5th, 2022|Uncategorized, Front Page, Member Resources, Member News|

Strategies for Preventing Zoom Bombing

Sadly, a zoom-bombing at an FPSE co-sponsored speaker event (September, 2022) has highlighted the fact that we need to be vigilant, and stand with our siblings in the labour movement, and with our friends, neighbours and coworkers, in the fight against race-based hate and injustice, and in support of civil discourse.  The FPSE Climate Action Standing Committee worked to bring to our collective membership two speakers from Nanaimo, one from the Snuneymuxw First [...]

2022-09-27T09:53:03-07:00September 27th, 2022|Member Resources, Uncategorized, Front Page, FPSE|

HRISC Resources for #BLM, Fighting Hate and Racism

Imogene Lim, VIUFA’s Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee Chair, has been gathering anti-racism resources over the summer.  These can be found in your VIU inbox under the heading, “HRISC Potpourri of Resources”. Here are some of the resources shared in early June: Resistance and Resurgence: Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada Recorded Webinar from June 8, 2020. This conversation will be centering Black voices. We ask non-Black people to witness and decentre themselves, [...]


Event: VIUFA 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 Time: 11:30 a.m. Location: Building 355, Lounge/Meeting Room 211 Given the difficulty in finding an available location at this busy time of year and conflicting meeting schedules, we were able to arrange the date, time and location set out above as a compromise. The meeting will begin with lunch at 11:30 a.m., and elections will begin at 12:15 p.m. (between morning and [...]

2014-04-04T16:50:12-07:00April 4th, 2014|Front Page, Member Resources|
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