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 10—11, 2021

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

UBC is convening a two-day virtual event to address the ongoing crisis of escalating anti-Asian racism in Canada.
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May 7, 2021  |  1:00 p.m.

Inclusion Action Plan Forum

Learn more about the action plan and hear about efforts to advance the strategy across UBC’s campuses, and participate in a moderated conversation and Q&A session with action plan leadership.

May 10, 2021  |  1:00 p.m.

Anti-Racist Teaching Series: Foundations in Anti-Racism and Solidarity in University Teaching

This foundational workshop offers participants an overview of key ideas related to anti-racism, solidarity, and inclusion in university teaching.

May 12, 2021  |  10:00 a.m.

Anti-Racist Teaching Series: Identity Matters: Connecting Power, Privilege and Bias to Anti-Racism Work

This workshop has been designed for instructors who are interested in joining conversations about anti-racism and looking for an entry point to their learning journey.

May 12, 2021  |  10:00 a.m.

Finding Artful Activism at the Intersection of Race and Sexuality

Join Love Intersections’ Jen Sungshine and David Ng who will share their experiences as local documentary filmmakers and community collaborators.

May 19, 2021  |  10:00 a.m.

Black Underrepresentation in Business

Dr. Francis and Ms. Ahmed Omer bring extensive experiences that span from the private sector, civil movement, to academic to speak about the underrepresentation of Black people in Business.

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.

Portrait of Marcus Mosley. Marcus performed as a part of the Black Artistic Expressions in BC event series.

Black Artistic Expressions in BC

A virtual series about joy and resilience, fun and activism that bears witness to what it means to be Black in BC.

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: