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REDI’s Black Authors Book List

REDI’s Black Authors Book List

Celebrate the voices and stories of Black authors by exploring our curated book list. These works offer profound insights into the Black experience and its impact on history, culture, and society. Deepen your understanding of racial injustice and resilience, and join us in honoring the legacy of Black writers and their contributions to literature and beyond.

Support learners and colleagues during the Holy Month of Ramadan

Support learners and colleagues during the Holy Month of Ramadan

This year, Ramadan month starts on Sunday, March 10th, or Monday, March 11th, 2024, depending on the moon sighting. During this month many Muslims staff, learners, and faculty fast from sunrise to sunset. Learn more about Ramadan and how to support fasting learners and colleagues.

Polarization

Polarization

According to Courageous Dialogues: Moving Beyond Polarization project, “Polarization is a complex social dynamic that occurs when an issue that involves many different people, concerns and opinions is reduced to two opposing sides— ‘for or against’ or ‘us vs them.'” Learn more

Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is one of the most important celebrations for Asian communities. Join us in celebrating the Year of the Dragon and engage with events and programs happening across UBC and in the community.

Black History Month⁣

Black History Month (February 2024)

February is Black History Month. ⁣While we should celebrate Black history and excellence every day, this is an opportunity for a focused, intentional and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement.⁣ Learn more by attending one of many UBC events happening this month.

National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action against Islamophobia

National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia

January 29th is the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action against Islamophobia. It is an opportunity to honour the survivors and victims and reaffirm our commitments to addressing Islamophobia and other forms of discrimination.

World Hijab Day

World Hijab Day

February 1st marks World Hijab Day, which serves as an opportunity to foster understanding, promote reflection, and celebrate the differentiated experiences of women who choose to wear the hijab.

New Year, New You: REDI's New Year Book List

New Year, New You: REDI’s New Year Book List

Explore a compilation of books that have deeply inspired the REDI team in their work. Immersing yourself in the stories, lived experiences, and perspectives of individuals from various historically marginalized groups can foster empathy, understanding, and even aid in mitigating bias in your teaching and clinical practice.

REDI Best Practices: Managing Power Dynamics

REDI Best Practices: Managing Power Dynamics

In the intricate world of hiring, power imbalances within a committee can shape outcomes. Master the art of inclusive chairing practices in hiring decisions with this guide and transform hiring deliberations into a collaborative journey where every perspective is valued.

REDI Best Practices: Inclusive and Accessible Meetings

REDI Best Practices: Inclusive and Accessible Meetings

Foster inclusivity in every meeting guided by this tip sheet tailor-made for administrative assistants, coordinators, and managers dedicated to creating spaces where every voice resonates. Discover practical strategies on how to prepare, structure, and chair meetings that prioritize accessibility.