OPSEU/SEFPO proudly represents thousands of members identifying as Black or of African Caribbean descent. In part one of this Black History Month series of OPSEU/SEFPO Talk, First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida sits down with three Black OPSEU/SEFPO activists – Coleen Houlder, Selvin (Junior) Lennon, and Megan Carter.

Episode transcript

In the episode, Eddy, Coleen, Junior and Megan discuss:

Skip to: 01:41 Why is Black History Month important and why is it recognized in February?

Skip to: 05:25 What does this year’s theme “February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day” mean to you?

Skip to: 07:23 How can OPSEU/SEFPO do meaningful work 365 days in the year to address anti-Black racism?

Skip to: 09:54
Information on Black History Month events being hosted by OPSEU/SEFPO’s Coalition of Racialized Workers

Skip to: 12:32 How should OPSEU/SEFPO work on a call-to-action with the larger labour movement to do [racial, social and economic justice] work effectively?

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