Royal Roads grad calls for all parties to address racism in provincial election

September 27, 2020
Times Colonist
Author: 
Katie DeRosa
Article Source: Read the Original Article

Royal Roads grad Dominque Jacobs (Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communications) is representing a province-wide Black advisory committee with leaders from the business, non-profit, mental health and education sectors. The committee is calling on BC NDP leader John Horgan, BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and BC Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau to address anti-Black racism during a virtual town hall.

Here is an excerpt from the article:

“Too often, Jacobs has looked around the room at people in power and found ‘there’s not one Black face, there’s not one Indigenous face. It’s really distressing. We’re looking to get a seat at the table.’”

Read the full article in the Victoria Times Colonist.