Celebrate the last day of Black History Month with an IBPOC Faculty and Staff Get Together on February 28 from 12:00 – 1:00pm. Join together in solidarity with other IBPOC faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to recognize and appreciate the achievements, impact and legacies of Black community members.
In celebration of Black History Month, join “The Drag and Ball of It All” on February 15 to pay homage to the Queer Black folks who have shifted our current music, fashion and language trends. Enjoy a moderated conversation with Mimi Mutahi, a trivia-style quiz on the ballroom scene, and a drag performance from accomplished drag artist, Kendall Gender!
On January 25, join students, faculty and staff from faculties and portfolios across UBC Okanagan and UBC Vancouver for a virtual forum to recognize the work of the ARIE TF, learn about key recommendations from the ARIE TF Final Report and find out about next steps for implementation of UBC’s equity and anti-racism commitments.
In September, UBC – in collaboration with the Okanagan Nation Alliance – installs orange banners at UBC’s Okanagan campus in recognition of Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. Learn how you can observe this day.
Are you an IBPOC-identifying faculty, staff or postdoc scholar at UBC Okanagan? Kick-off the term with the IBPOC Faculty & Staff Meet & Greet on September 22 from 3:00 – 5:00pm. Create connections, build your community, and enjoy refreshments. RSVP now.
Calling all UBCO faculty, staff and postdoc scholars who identify as Indigenous, Black and/or Person of Color. Stop by the IBPOC Faculty & Staff Hang Out on July 14 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm and enjoy great company and light refreshments.
Join Syilx facilitator, Krystal Withakay, to learn about Syilx plantlife and build a deeper understanding of the connection between land and healing. This event is free and part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, sponsored by UBC’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office. Open to all IBPOC staff, faculty and students.