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2020 Equality Breakfast

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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 West Georgia St.

Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Homelands, BC V6C 2W6


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The best event this side of noon!

This year, we invite you to start your International Women's Day week off by helping us kick off our 35th birthday celebrations and raise much needed funds for our ongoing work. We have some special birthday programming in store!

**Doors open at 6:30 a.m.**

Keynote speaker: Sandy Hudson

Sandy Hudson

A woman of boundless energy, Sandy Hudson is the founder of Black Lives Matter in Canada, sits on the Black Lives Matter Global Network Strategy Table, is Vice-Chair of the Black Legal Action Centre, is co-host of the Sandy and Nora Talk Politics podcast, is the Editor-in-Residence of Kalamazoo College’s Praxis Center for Social Justice, and regularly contributes to several major newspapers in the United States and Canada.

Sandy holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Justice Education from the University of Toronto, and is currently pursuing a degree in law at UCLA. An award-winning community organizer, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has awarded her with the Emerging Leader award for 2019, and she received the Lincoln M. Alexander Award from Osgoode Law at York University in 2018. In 2016 she was named one of Toronto Life’s Most Influential People of Toronto and one of Post City Magazine’s Most Inspiring Women.

Sandy is a published author who has contributed to two volumes, Race and Racialization, and New Framings in Anti-Racism. Sandy is also serving on the editorial team for a forthcoming anthology about Black life in Canada scheduled for release in February 2020.

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with Media SponsorCBC Vancouver logo

Gold Sponsors

Gold sponsors - CUPE BC, HEU, Lidstone, Miller Thomson, Norton Rose Fulbright, Vancity

Silver Sponsors

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP


Health Sciences Association of BC

Hunter Litigation Chambers

Moore Edgar Lyster LLP

Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia

Ratcliff & Company LLP

UFCW 1518

Victory Square Law Office LLP

Whitelaw Twining Law Corporation

Bronze Sponsors

Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch

Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC

Guild Yule LLP

Harper Grey LLP

JFK Law Corporation

Juristes Power | Power Law

Lawson Lundell LLP

Mandell Pinder LLP

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Miller Titerle + Company

Public Service Alliance of Canada - BC Region

Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP

Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Faculty of Law, University of Victoria

ZSA Legal Recruitment

Sponsor the 2020 Equality Breakfast

Sponsoring the Equality Breakfast is a highly visible way to demonstrate that you value gender diversity in leadership, are committed to social responsibility, support access to justice for all, and want to see a more equal BC! To learn about the impact and benefits of sponsorship, call 604-684-8772 ext. 114 or email


For event logistics, accessibility, and questions about your tax receipt, visit our FAQ page. For additional program information, visit our website.

We respectfully acknowledge that this event is taking place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded homelands of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations—where many of us are uninvited. As we gather to together, we ask you to join us in recognizing the work of Indigenous women, girls, and Two-Spirit people in resisting ongoing colonial and misogynistic violence and injustice.

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