Democracy Bootcamp B.C. 2023 will feature panels with experts and politicians discussing current issues in democracy, as well as strategies for improving democratic engagement and civic discourse. Workshops will focus on best practices to foster constructive discussion skills, resources to support learning about perspectives and biases, as well as disinformation and online verification skills.

The event will take place at SFU’s Segal Building in downtown Vancouver on the evening of Thursday, March 2 (6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with reception to follow) and during the day on Friday, March 3 (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)

You can sign up for Democracy Bootcamp here:

To support attendance, CIVIX will reimburse schools or school districts for any release time costs (TOC expenses).

CIVIX will also cover shared accommodation (with private accommodation available for a fee of $125) for those educators living outside the City of Vancouver and provide travel reimbursements for teachers traveling from outside Metro Vancouver. There is a $60 registration fee, which will go towards the opening night reception and other event costs.

Space is limited, so please register soon if you are interested.

We hope to see you there!