Commitment to Inclusivity
The Magazine Association of BC is committed to encouraging inclusivity, diversity, accountability and accessibility.
Our most recent project is offering two workshops in concert with the Association of Book Publishers of BC (ABPBC) in Vancouver and Victoria on May 23 and 24.
Code of conduct for the workshops is here.
The ABPBC's member code of conduct is here.
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Stealing Someone Else's Voice by Ijeoma Oluo
Facebook Doesn't Care About You by Kate Lesniak
Race, Culture, and the Gatekeepers of Language by Ijeoma Oluo
Resisting 'CanLit' | West Coast Indigenous Writers
Check back here for news about upcoming initiatives offered by the Magazine Association of BC and the Association of Book Publishers of BC.
In Vancouver and Victoria, May 23 and 24. Workshops feature Cicely Blain, Chelene Knight, Melanie Samuels and Jónina Kirton. Sessions include respectful work environment (employer’s obligations, HR best practices), unpacking diversity (cultural appropriation, indigenization, etc.), the front lines (role plays on how to deal with discrimination and harassment), and supporting change.
Ten transit shelter ads will be up between April 15 and May 6, 2019.
Publishing Unbound is a public reading and reception on inclusivity and accountability in Canadian magazine and book publishing.
VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour St., Vancouver BC
Features Joanne Arnott, Gunargie O’Sullivan and Larry Nicholson.
Joanne Arnott, Gunargie O’Sullivan, and Larry Nicholson will share their experiences and insights at this panel, organized by MagsBC for WORD Vancouver.
A report on the session on Lez Spread the Word (LSTW) magazine by Natasha Sanders-Kay, MagsBC Board Member.
A report on the panel by Natasha Sanders-Kay, MagsBC Board Member.
MagsBC board member Natasha Sanders-Kay has organized a panel at WORD on Sunday Sept. 25 @ 3:40 p.m. called “Inclusive Magazine Publishing: Barriers and Strategies for Writers and Publishers.”