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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 […]

Human Rights Day: Get to Know UBC Okanagan’s Human Rights Advisor

For International Human Rights Day on December 10th, Libby Zeleke explains her role at UBC, reflects on the UN’s theme of equality and shares her favourite resources. Can you talk a little bit about your role? In my role, as a member of the Equity & Inclusion Office, I fulfill a dual mandate under the UBC Discrimination Policy […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities – an opportunity to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities, and consider what we still must do to remove barriers towards more inclusive spaces.

Count yourself in: Complete the Employment Equity Survey

Count yourself in: Complete the Employment Equity Survey

Count yourself in using the new and updated Employment Equity Survey. It’s quick, confidential and one way you can help build a more inclusive UBC.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Learn more about upcoming events and how you can get involved.