Explore events that increase awareness and understanding of racial equity, justice and the systemic barriers and experiences faced by marginalized and racialized communities. Learn about allyship and solidarity, and ways that you can support anti-racism efforts toward a more inclusive UBC.

Upcoming Events

June 16 — August 18, 2021

Equity and inclusion in action: Summer STEM series

Are you faculty, staff, post-doc, or graduate student leading an EDI initiative in the STEM field? Join community-of-practice sessions to help you create action within your unit.
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August 8, 2021  |  8:00 a.m.

Respect, Sincerity & Responsibility: Land Acknowledgements at UBC

Recognize why land acknowledgements are an important part of our work at UBC, identify your positionality and responsibility when offering a land acknowledgement, and utilize resources and tools to draft a land acknowledgement.

August 25, 2021  |  1:00 p.m.

Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

This session is for anyone who teaches at UBC who is looking for an introduction to inclusive teaching practices. Be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and discuss why inclusive practices in the classroom are important, including considerations for the online environment.

Past Events

Portrait of Claudia Rankine who was a speaker in the Phil Lind Initiative 2020: Thinking While Black series.

The Phil Lind Initiative 2020: Thinking While Black

This series invites us to consider Blackness as both a culture and a mode of thinking.

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

UBC convened a two-day virtual event to address the ongoing crisis of escalating anti-Asian racism in Canada.

Portrait of Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia.

The Blue and Goldcast

A monthly podcast hosted by UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono.

Engagement Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities to get involved for faculty, staff and students on both campuses: