May 26, 2021, 8:00 am - 8:30 am
On Wednesday, May 26, BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner (BCOHRC) is hosting a virtual screening of our new “I love my human rights” video series with a story featuring Vancouver’s Brandon Yan.
Yan is the Executive Director for Out On Screen, a B.C. film and education non-profit that runs the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and Out In Schools. In the video, he will share his experiences of discrimination as a queer man of mixed Chinese-White heritage.
Following the screening, Yan will discuss issues of anti-Asian hate, racism, homophobia and the power of advocacy and queer joy.
This video is the latest in a series BCOHRC is producing as part of our mandate to educate British Columbians about systemic discrimination and how to dismantle it.
The “I love my human rights” project uses video storytelling as a tool to help personalize complex human rights concepts and encourage empathy and action. The video will be released publicly following the screening.
Date: Wednesday May 26
Time: 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. PDT
Method: Virtual, via Facebook Live
How to join the event:
- Click here to RSVP for the event if you have a Facebook account. If you don’t have a Facebook account, simply bookmark the page for later.
- If you need to join the event via toll-free phone number instead of through Facebook Live: Call 1-855-703-8985 at 3 p.m. on May 26, When the voice prompts you for a Meeting ID, enter 040865#. When the voice prompts you for a Participant ID, just enter #.
Please email Camellia Bhatti, Engagement Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact us on our toll-free number at 1-844-922-6472 with questions.
A note on accessibility:
Closed captioning will be available at this event.