Watch CBC British Columbia's virtual town hall about racism

Unmasking Racism is available now on YouTube

Unmasking Racism is available now on YouTube

On June 17, CBC Vancouver's Lien Yeung and Angela Sterritt hosted Unmasking Racism – What are we going to do about it?: a free, online public town hall about racism. 

Panelists and community members discussed systemic racism in the workplace, the media and in day-to-day interactions, and explored solutions that will make B.C. a more inclusive province.   

Watch Unmasking Racism – What are we going to do about it? on YouTube:

Panelists include:

  • Manjot Bains, Writer and Former Senior Program Advisor in the Community Support, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Initiatives program of the Department of Canadian Heritage 
  • Annette Henry, David Lam Chair in Multicultural Education; Professor, Faculty of Education and Social Justice Institute, UBC
  • Parker Johnson, SFU/Elevate Inclusion Strategies 
  • Jahmira Lovemore-White, co-founder of Black Mutual Aid B.C., organizer with Black Lives Matter 
  • Bowinn Ma, NDP MLA for North Vancouver-Lonsdale 
  • Jeska Slater, Skookum Lab 
  • Adrienne Smith, trans activist and human rights lawyer 
  • Sgt. Valerie Spicer, VPD Diversity & Indigenous Relations Unit
  • Kory Wilson, Executive Director of Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships at BCIT 

Watch the town hall now on CBC Vancouver YouTube