Anti-Racism and multicultural resources and assignment

Great meeting this week everyone! Here are a few of the links that we shared.

The library has been increasing the number of titles related to anti-Black racism, so there are many titles you can read (or listen to) right now. All you need is a library card and the free overdrive app:

If you don’t have a library card, here’s how to get one:

Here’s the link to the Hollaback Anti-Harassment training

Here’s Girl Guides of Canada’s statement on anti-Black racism

And if you curious how much the City of Vancouver spends on different programs and services, like libraries and police, here’s the link to the 2020 budget book (look on page 6 for the breakdown):

Last but not least, here are the instructions and questions that we would like you to complete before next week:

Upcoming summer meetings

Hi everyone,

We’ll be doing two meetings over the summer to help 3rd years finish up their Canada Cords but all girls are welcome. 7-8:30pm on July 22 and 29. We’ll meet over zoom using the same link as usual.

July 22: Multiculturalism, Anti-Racism, and Advocacy

What is multiculturalism? What does anti-racism mean? How do these two ideas show up in your life? We’ll talk about this and brainstorm some ideas for turning our concerns into advocacy.

Please read this article from Teen Vogue before we meet:

And this short story about Vancouverites Shirley and Mary Chan

July 29: Being Canadian and World Stage

We’ll talk about what being Canadian means for each of us and how Canada shows up on the World Stage. We’ll learn about some of the important cultural festivals in our city and talk about the UN Declaration on Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Here is the Zoom meeting information for both of those meetings:

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