Human Rights Committee
Co-chairs: Gunter Seifert & Christy Slusarenko
The Human Rights Committee represents persons of colour, First Nations, LGBTQ2S persons, and persons living with disabilities. The committee ensures that MoveUP members are made aware of pertinent human rights issues (including international human rights, LGBTQ2S rights, Aboriginal rights, and harassment), and monitor the effects on contract language (i.e. seniority rights, training, employment equity, etc.) on the rights of all members.
The Human Rights Committee affiliates with, or supports, the following organization:
- Council of Canadians
- CoDevelopment Canada
- BC Human Rights Coalition
- Habitat for Humanity
- Amnesty International
- Stephen Lewis Foundation
- Positive Living BC
- Multi-Union Pride
Upcoming Meetings & Events:
This sub-committee of the Human Rights Committee is defined by the following terms: Community, Sameness, Awareness, Outreach, Socialization, Activism and Politically Aware within the MoveUP family. This sub-committee’s goal is to make MoveUP aware of issues that affect and impact the QUILTBAG MoveUP community. QUILTBAG stands for: Queer/Questioning, Undecided, Intersex, Lesbian, Transgender/Transsexual, Bisexual, Allied/Asexual, Gay/Genderqueer.
The subcommittee is looking for new members who identify as QUILTBAG.