Intersections: A Dialogue Series is an opportunity to engage with Challenging Racist ‘British Columbia’: 150 Years and Counting (CRBC). Produced as part of the commemorations of 150 years since BC joined Canada, this open-access, multimedia resources documents how the recent cycle of anti-racist activism in this province is part of a broader history of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities challenging white supremacy for over 150 years. In this seven-week series brings people together in intentional conversations to:
...so we can participate with God in restoring creation and affirming the dignity of all people.
A team of trained moderators will offer will offer each of the seven sessions which are based on the information covered in the CRBC project, using video, song, prayer, self-refection exercises, readings and group discussions.
Revisits the response from Canadian authorities to Japanese Canadians during WWII and anti-Asian racism as it is experienced today.
In the shadow of the Black Lives Matter movement, this session seeks to expose the experience of Black people in the province, both historically and in contemporary BC.
This session will complete the series, but it is also the beginning of our next steps on this journey.
More sessions will follow.
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Read more about Intersections in the February 2022 issue of Faith Tides.