Events

REZ Rules

Rez Rules: My Indictment of Canada’s and America’s Systemic Racism Against Indigenous Peoples

Watch the recording for a conversation with Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band and author of REZ RULES: My Indictment of Canada’s and America’s Systemic Racism Against Indigenous Peoples.

The Restorative Imperative in Healthcare: Broadening the Definition of Healing

The Restorative Imperative in Healthcare: Broadening the Definition of Healing

Join a keynote lecture on restorative justice by Dr. Pedro L. Flores on April 19th at 10 am, hosted by the UBC Midwifery Program.

Unpacking identity, care & healing: An IBPOC-only wellbeing workshop series

Unpacking identity, care & healing: An IBPOC-only wellbeing workshop series 

IBPOC faculty and staff at UBC are invited to register for a workshop series taking place online March 12–21, 2024. These workshops, led by psychotherapist Meghan Watson, aim to unpack the importance of identity, culture and histories of systemic racism in topics related to wellbeing. Attendees will have the chance to engage in reflective practice, develop insights, and apply practical tools to support your own wellbeing.

Celebrating Black Excellence in BC Healthcare

Beyond Representation: Celebrating Black Excellence in BC Healthcare

Watch the recording for a conversation with Black healthcare professionals from BC. In this session organized by Vancouver Coastal Health and REDI, panelists shared their experiences navigating the healthcare work environment and emphasize the importance of recognizing and promoting Black excellence in healthcare.

EIO Employment Equity Advisor Pilot Program: Call for Participants

EIO Employment Equity Advisor Pilot Program: Call for Participants

Faculty and staff members are invited to participate in the next round of training for the Employment Equity Advisor program to develop their expertise in accessible and equitable hiring practices. This pilot program is currently focused on faculty hiring. Register for our upcoming training on March 18th, from 9:00-4:30 PM.

Our Shared Vision: Leading Transformative Change in Health for BC First Nations

Our Shared Vision: Leading Transformative Change in Health for BC First Nations

Watch the recording of this Indigenous Speaker Series session, which brought together a panel of senior political representatives working across the four pillars of BC First Nations Health governance: the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), the First Nations Health Council (FNHC), the First Nations Health Directors Association (FNHDA), and the Tripartite Committee on First Nations Health (TCFNH).

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.

Women's Memorial March to honour the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Women’s Memorial March (Feb 14): Honouring the lives of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The First Nations House of Learning and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office are providing resources, and transportation to those who want to join the Women’s Memorial March. There will also be an art and community drop in at the Longhouse for those who are not attending.

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.

The Circle Game

The Circle Game: Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada

Watch the recording for a conversation with Dr. Roland Chrisjohn – Kanakalut, Onyota’a:ka of the Haudenausuanee; author of “The Circle Game: Shadows and Substance in the Indian Residential School Experience in Canada” and “Dying to Please You: Indigenous Suicide in Contemporary Canada.”