Teresa Pocock, BC Human Rights Champion

BC Human Rights Commissioner Celebrates: Champions for Change

What does Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside look like through the eyes of an artist—an artist who also happens to have Down syndrome? Teresa Pocock’s colourful art and poetry let’s us see, hear and feel it from her unique viewpoint.
Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself...
Teresa and her sister Franke James, presented her story to the Ontario Government's Select Committee on Developmental Services on January 21, 2014.
Teresa's Story: Crisis Capacity and Courage
26,000 people signed Teresa's petition requesting an apology from the Ontario government. On July 22, 2016, two and half years after her forced placement, Ontario Health Minister, Dr. Eric Hoskins apologized to Teresa.
Teresa's Petition on Change.org