2023 Festival:
October 16–22

Cicely Belle Blain


CICELY BELLE BLAIN (they/them) is a Black, mixed, queer non-binary femme from London, United Kingdom now living on the lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.Cicely Belle is noted for founding Black Lives Matter Vancouver and subsequently being listed as one of Vancouver's 50 most powerful people by Vancouver Magazine twice, BC Business's 30 under 30, and one of Refinery29's Powerhouses of 2020. Cicely Belle founded Bakau Consulting Inc. in 2018. They are the author of Burning Sugar.

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