Equality & Inclusiveness in Memory of Those Affected by the Chinese Immigration Act

In order to promote the conscious awareness of equal rights, the Stop Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Advocacy Group will hold an Anti-discrimination Design Competition from March to May 2023.


Contest Rules and Eligibility:
- The contest is open to Canadian residents - anyone living in Canada can enter the  contest
- Entries will be presented in the form of hand-drawn, photographic, or computer graphic designs

Submission Requirements:
- Entries should be in JPG or PDF format electronically, with bilingual text in the entry
(Hand-drawn works should be converted to the corresponding format)
- The format is 18*24 inches (width*height), with a resolution of 300ppi and RGB colour scale- - Each participant or group should submit one entry with the author's name, email, phone number and residential address (including postal code) and a 50-word introduction to the design concept
- Candidates should forward their entries to aahccc2021@gmail.com (the subject of the
email should be "Anti-discrimination Design Competition"

Deadline: PT 12 am, May 28th, 2023
Result Announcement Date: July 8th, 2023

Competition Awards and More

*All entries will be displayed in the 123 Anti-Discrimination Exhibition.
*The competition has two categories of awards: jury competition and public voting.
*Each category will be awarded by:
10 merit awards, 5 bronze awards, 3 silver awards, and 1 gold award
*Winners will receive a certificate of merit and prizes

50 CAD for the Merit Award

100 CAD for the Bronze Award

300 CAD for the Silver Award

500 CAD for the Gold Award

*Winners will be interviewed by the media and share their design ideas in the talk show
*An award ceremony will be held when the winners are announced, a press conference will be held, and the media will be invited to report on site

*The awarded entries will be used in the Equality and Integration series of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act.
*The awarded entries will have the opportunity to be produced by a professional design team as a promotional poster for release with major media and for long-term use in future activities of the Stop Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Advocacy Group.

Prelim Judge


Zhanxin Shen, President of Dahua Tang

评委刘老师 (1)

Vals Liu, member of Canadian Artists Association, Senior Art Instructor, Graphic Designer


 Raymond Pooh, Graphic Designer


Jimmy Yan, Project and Info Officer, Access Pro Bono Society of BC

Suihong, Founder and Publisher of the Rise Media Group

Alexa Loo, City Councillor of Richmond

Finalist Judge


Prof Shengtian Zheng, Artist, Event Promoter


Tung Chan, Former Vancouver City Councillor


   Yuen Pau Woo, Honourable Senator


Michael Lee, MLA of Vancouver-Langara


Malcolm Brodie, Mayor of Richmond


 Mike Hurley, Mayor of Burnaby

1. Participants may not contact judges during the course of the competition
2. The proposed or existing idea should, to the best of your knowledge, not be in violation of
any intellectual property right
3. Entries that do not meet the above rules and requirements will automatically be disqualified.

Intellectual Property: Ideas have little value until they are developed into actual companies or have issued patents. With that said, you should only disclose information with which you are comfortable. At this juncture, it is not necessary to explain exactly how you do something to the point that it might give away secrets. However, realize the opportunity and how you can take advantage of it

4. Design with AI-assisted algorithms should be specified
5. No tolerance for entire AI-generated works
6. Stop Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Advocacy Group is granted the right to use all entries