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Equity Enhancement Fund – call for proposals

Equity Enhancement Fund – call for proposals

As part of UBC’s commitment to advancing equity and inclusion across its campuses, faculty and staff are invited to submit a proposal by June 5th to the Equity Enhancement Fund.

UBC releases Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force report

UBC releases Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force report

A year after its inception, UBC’s Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force has released its report. The report contains 54 recommendations to address systemic racism against Indigenous, Black and People of Colour within the UBC community and to promote inclusive excellence across UBC’s two campuses.

Search for a new lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UBC

Search for a new lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UBC

The university has launched a search for a new lead of our Equity & Inclusion Office. The new lead for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will work to advance human rights; planning and evaluation; education; and systems change across the university.

UBC recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022

UBC recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2022. This designation recognizes employers across Canada with exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

It’s International Women’s Day. Check out the events calendar for ways to get involved.

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month — a time to be intentional in celebrating Black voices, challenging anti-Black racism and strengthening our communities through allyship.

Black Care Baskets

Black Care Baskets

Black Care Baskets are an initiative created by the Equity and Inclusion Office in collaboration with the Global Engagement Office and the African Caribbean Student Club. Sign up for yours.

We reflect on International Human Rights Day with UBC Human Rights Advisors Libby Zeleke and Oluwaseun Ajaja, and UBC Inclusion Action Plan Coordinator Okong’o Kinyanjui.

International Human Rights Day

We reflect on International Human Rights Day with UBC Human Rights Advisors Libby Zeleke and Oluwaseun Ajaja, and UBC Inclusion Action Plan Coordinator Okong’o Kinyanjui.

Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC Vancouver’s Anti-Racism Human Rights Advisor

For international Human Rights Day on December 10th, Oluwaseun Ajaja explains his role at UBC and shares his favourite resources.  Can you talk a little bit about the work that you do? I sit within the human rights team at the Equity & Inclusion Office. We hold space, provide support for, and advise UBC community members on issues of discrimination, harassment, and other human rights […]

Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC’s Inclusion Action Plan Coordinator

For International Human Rights Day on December 10th, Okong’o Kinyanjui, Inclusion Action Plan (IAP) Coordinator at UBC Vancouver reflects on his trajectory, equity and equality. Can you talk a bit about the work you do? My role as the IAP Coordinator is to support Action Planning Teams (APTs) with administrative and communication support. This includes scheduling […]