Project Protech’s 11th Resilience Dialogue series will talk about the FaceRace campaign with CCNCSJ (The Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice). Markdown February 4, 2021 at 8 pm EST, registration required.
FaceRace is a collaborative grassroots anti-racism campaign created by partner organizations in the Chinese Canadian community in response to widespread fear and panic, resulting from the novel COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The FaceRace Campaign builds knowledge and awareness about anti-Chinese and Asian racism in Canada before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also aims to empower survivors of racism to identify and fight racism while promoting community resilience.
Amy Go (CCNC SJ)
Amy Go, President of Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice is a social worker by training. For almost three decades, Amy worked in immigrant and community support services well as long term care. Amy has also been active in advocating for social justice for racialized communities.
Brad Lee is the content strategist and writer for Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice’s recently launched #FaceRace campaign. Brad has continued his involvement in Chinese Canadian community social justice projects since creating media and political strategy that helped bring about the Parliamentary apology in 2006 for the Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act. His projects include: the “Ties That Bind” history and retelling of the building of the CPR by descendants of Chinese railway workers (www.mhso.ca/tiesthatbind); “Road to Justice”, a legal history of 62 years of legislated racism against Chinese Canadians (www.roadtojustice.ca); “Operation Oblivion” a co-produced television documentary on Chinese Canadian commandos in WW2 (www.OperationOblivion.com), and the recent CCNC-SJ contribution to the “Toronto For All Campaign”. Brad is a former journalist who has worked in Asia and Canada.
Victoria is a second-generation Chinese Canadian with over seven years’ experience in the non-profit industry producing events and managing projects. Originally from Vancouver, she majored in sociology at UBC, and strives to bring fun and a critical lens to her work in the queer arts, fundraising, and social justice movements.
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