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Apply now for the Equity Enhancement Fund

Apply now for the Equity Enhancement Fund

The Equity Enhancement Fund is for initiatives that significantly contribute to the enhancement of equity and diversity at UBC.

Your Words Have Power

Your Words Have Power

The Inclusive Language Campaign strives to raise awareness of the harmful use of derogatory terms and the power of our words.

A year in the life of the Equity and Inclusion Office

A year in the life of the Equity and Inclusion Office

It’s been a busy year for the Equity and Inclusion Office (EIO) in 2014. EIO educator Jenica Frisque helped coordinate a significant and diverse agenda at UBC Okanagan. Here are her top experiences from her first year at the EIO.

March 16 – 21: Rule Out Racism Week

March 16 – 21: Rule Out Racism Week

Rule Out Racism is a week-long series of events organized by the Equity and Inclusion Office focused on the need for greater literacy and conversation about race and racism within the UBC community.

March 8: International Women’s Day Panel Discussion

March 8: International Women’s Day Panel Discussion

The United Nations’ theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Make it Happen.” In Kelowna we will be asking a group of panelists: “Make What Happen?” Join us for a discussion about responding to today’s most pressing issues through activism and art.

Appointment of the new AVP Equity and Inclusion

Appointment of the new AVP Equity and Inclusion

The Board of Governors has accepted the President’s recommendation to appoint Dr. Sara-Jane Finlay as the new Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion for a five-year term commencing March 16, 2015.

Bubble tea: creating cultural diversity at UBC one cup at a time

Bubble tea: creating cultural diversity at UBC one cup at a time

Student club brings Taiwanese tea to campus to cross cultural barriers.

My experience at the Pro-Action Café

My experience at the Pro-Action Café

Veronica Oyatsi reports on the recent Pro-Action Café hosted by the UBC Equity and Inclusion Okanagan Campus Office.

UBC Equity Enhancement Fund supports 13 projects

UBC Equity Enhancement Fund supports 13 projects

UBC’s 2014 Equity Enhancement Fund results have been announced with 13 groups receiving a total of $83,254 in funding for new initiatives designed to enhance equity at UBC.