Racism is a key determinant of health and well-being, negatively impacting health outcomes of Indigenous and racialized peoples. Though racism is often thought of as a personal internal bias, it is also a system that informs governance structures and impacts their policy and decision-making processes. As part of our Local Government Leaders Speaker Series, BC Healthy Communities is pleased to present Creating Healthy Public Policy: Anti-Racism Policies on November 17, exploring the CSRD’s experience in establishing and implementing an anti-racism policy at the regional district level.
Use this printable resource as a visual reference for action areas within local government, as primer for those on your team who may be new to the concept of equity in government policy and planning, or as a quick reference summarizing the more in-depth content of the Equity Action Guide.
The theme of the 2021 B.C. Region Virtual Comprehensive Community Planning workshop is "Planning for Community Wellness and Healing." The theme recognizes all of the strength and resilience in First Nations communities, while bringing focus to the ways in which CCP can centre community wellness and support individual and collective healing.
Join Sheila Matano (she/her), Carolyn Camman (they/them), and Trilby Smith (she/her), three Vancouver-based evaluators, for a webinar introducing the essentials of what evaluation is and how it works, including practical tools to get started. Core questions and issues related to equity and justice in evaluation, including common challenges and ways to address them, will also be covered.
In part 2 of the Living Health Equity Values conversation, participants will reflect on core values that support a health equity approach in public health organizations and on value tensions that can arise in public health practice and policy.
Attend this year’s annual conference, "Harnessing Momentum, Steering Through Change," for a virtual learning and networking experience. Join your colleagues from around the province for interactive educational sessions, stimulating live keynotes, and new ways of networking together virtually.
Join CityStudio Vancouver for a collaboration with City staff, students, faculty, community members and elected officials at HUBBUB 16, a celebration of co-created projects that support the various City of Vancouver planning areas. This live and interactive project showcase will include guest speakers, student project pitches, and Q&A sessions.