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    Statement of Complicity, Solidarity, and Commitment to Change re: Policing & Systemic Racism

    The Law Union of British Columbia (the “Law Union”) wishes to not only acknowledge these realities in this moment of heightened clarity and grief, but to also recognize our role as a participant in the systemic racism that oppresses Black and Indigenous peoples. The Law Union is aware of the  disproportionate harms experienced by Black and Indigenous communities both in “B.C.” and across “Canada” at the hands of police and the prison system, and will strive to use its position and resources to combat this systemic racism.
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    Anti-Prisons Working Group Meeting - Nov 5

    When: Thursday, November 05, 2020 at 06:00 PM

    The Anti-Prisons Working Group is having its first meeting on November 5, at 6 PM PST.

    As this is the first meeting, our mandate and scope of work are currently very broad, but generally we will be working on initiatives towards prison abolition, which includes all forms of state detention, from criminal to immigration to mental health.

    If you are interested in attending, please RSVP below or by emailing us at antiprisons@bclawunion.org.

    Steering Committee Meeting - November 10

    When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 06:00 PM

    Steering Committee Meetings of the Law Union of BC are open to all members and interested non-members.

    If you are interested in attending, please RSVP below or by emailing us at steeringcommittee@bclawunion.org.