Who We Are: CCNC-SJ is an organization that educates, engages and advocates for equity and justice for all in Canada.

Meet the Board and Staff

Get to know the leaders in the fight against racism.
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Amy Go

President

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Susan Eng

Director

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Gary Yee

Director

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Victoria Yeung

Coordinator

Our Roots & Goals

The original Chinese Canadian National Council (CCNC) was founded in 1980, after successful nation-wide protests against a racist TV show that falsely depicted Chinese Canadian students in our universities as foreigners (CTV W5 episode – “Campus Giveaway”). This marked the beginning of four decades of community activism to fight for equality and human rights. See more details in “Our History of Resilience.”

In 2019, a group of Chinese Canadian activists from all generations, including many former CCNC Presidents and Board members, came together to revive and re-incorporate CCNC. Our group is built on an impressive history of community activism, with a renewed commitment to educate, engage and advocate for equity and social justice for all in Canada.

In carrying out its Mission, CCNC-SJ’s goals in 2020 are shaped of course by the current outbreaks in anti-Asian racism caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our main project is Empowering, Engaging, and Equipping Canadians to Combat Anti-Asian Racism through Online Resources and Social Media. Working together with our community partners, CCNC-SJ is focused on:

1. Collecting and analyzing data and incident reports;
2. Amplifying our advocacy and education through media and social media; and
3. Creating online tools and resources to support the growing needs of Asian Canadians and others to respond to racism.

Join us or subscribe to our ongoing fight against racism. We would love to have your support!
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