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For more than fifteen years, Eric Wong has worked in the field of human rights and diversity.
Eric was the Multicultural Education Consultant for the Vancouver School Board from 1985 - 1988. He began work with the City of Vancouver in 1989 first as a trainer in the Equal Employment Opportunities Office and then later as the Manager of Training and Programs with theHastings Institute.
Since 1995 Eric has been the principal of Eric D. Wong Consulting, developing and delivering training and educational programs in human rights and diversity for a variety of organizations.
Eric has worked with a variety of public sector organizations. Some of his government clients include the Province of British Columbia, the Canadian Department of Justice and the City of North Vancouver where he created and presented Welcoming and Valuing Diversity Workshops for managers and front line staff. He has worked with school districts throughout B.C. both providing professional development workshops for educators and educational programs for students.
The Vancouver Police Department's Diversity Course was developed and taught by Eric. He has also worked with the Vancouver and Port Coquitlam Fire Departments.
The private sector has also made use of Eric's talents. Manufacturing companies such as Wilkinson Steel, high tech firms as Aimtronics Corporation and human resource organizations as MICA Management Resources Limited have utilized Eric's skills and experience. Eric has also worked for a number of union organizations including the British Columbia Government Employees' Union, British Columbia Teachers Federation, Hospital Employees Union and the Canadian Auto Workers.
Eric is currently on contract with the First Nations Schools Association of British Columbia, as their Anti-Racism Consultant and Coordinator for ActNow.