ABOUT US

Lifting up organizers fighting for social and environmental justice.

Our Mission

Organize BC’s mission is to strengthen the skills and connections of progressive organizers across BC through training, coaching and community-building.

Our Guiding Principles

Energy and Effort

Ongoing effort is necessary to transform oppressive structures embedded in society and in our own work.

Diversity

To be effective and avoid replicating injustice, social change movements must have diverse representation of ability, age, body type, citizenship, class, culture, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, experience, and intersections in between.

Collaboration

Creating socially and environmentally just communities requires dialogue and collaboration among diverse constituencies.

Grassroots

Grassroots organizing is critical to maintaining a functioning democracy, resisting oppression, and bringing communities together.

Growing Leaders

Nurturing leaders is key to growing social movements. Training is a critical component of leadership development.

Creating Spaces

Creating a safe environment is a prerequisite to learning. To grow, learn, and have fun we have to first be thoughtful and inclusive in how we gather. Then we dance!

Our Team

Staff

Selena Gignac

Executive Director, genius

Peter Gibbs

Co-Director, Organize BC

Laura Cuthbert

Co-Director, Organize BC

Austin Neaves

Operations Manager, genius

Trainers