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Register now for CUPE’s historic first National Human Rights Conference. Register online.

Don’t miss out on the chance to hear inspiring speakers, expand your knowledge at challenging workshops and network with like-minded human rights and equality activists from across the country, all in beautiful Vancouver, B.C.

CUPE is proud of the exciting lineup of keynote speakers:

  • Itrath Syed
    A passionate, articulate young social justice activist who ran as the New Democrat candidate in Richmond, B.C., in the last federal election. Itrath is known in the province and nationally for her involvement in the grassroots anti-war and anti-violence movements and for her commitment to women’s issues.
  • Anita Braha
    Braha is a lawyer from Vancouver who has litigated in many cases involving human rights, labour and freedom of information. She also teaches courses on human rights, duty to accommodate and women and the law in the Labour Studies Program of B.C.’s Capilano College.
  • Kiké Roach
    A charismatic Toronto civil rights lawyer who has been outspoken on issues like institutionalized racism, police brutality and civil liberties.
  • Dr. Sherene Razack
    University of Toronto sociology professor, author of several books on racism and violence.