VAE is a nonprofit group started by the students of this semester’s Criminology 481 class taught by Richard Frank, assistant professor in the School of Criminology.

Criminology, Students

Students stand up against extremism and radicalization

November 29, 2016

Voices Against Extremism (VAE), a team of 23 undergraduate university students, is standing up against extremism and radicalization with a public art exhibit that celebrates Canadian diversity. The exhibit is being held on Thursday, December 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at HiVE Vancouver.

Art is H.E.R.E.: Reshaping Identities will feature artwork by local artists, including paintings from youth and children, expressing their personal experiences as Canadians. All works support the motto of humanize, educate, respect and empower in an aim to remove barriers against the acceptance of marginalized peoples.

The art exhibit is open to everyone. Visit the Facebook event listing to RSVP.