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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.

“Story; Conversation” –
An IBPOC Community and Justice Care Circle

গল্প – golpo: “Story; Conversation” –
An IBPOC Community and Justice Care Circle

As part of the Climate Emergency Week, join for a free dinner, destressing, and networking at this intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue circle on February 13th at 6:30 PM at the Hatch Art Gallery. This event is for IBPOC students, faculty, and community members interested in solidarity, climate, education, organizing, research, art, and beyond – all fields are welcome!

14 Not Forgotten Ceremony

14 Not Forgotten Ceremony

Join UBC students, staff and faculty on December 6 at 11 am for the Annual 14 Not Forgotten Ceremony to remember the 14 women who lost their lives and stand against violence towards women. This event is organized by the Engineering Undergraduate Society and the Faculty of Applied Science EDI.I Office. It will be held at the Kaiser Atrium.

Exploring Indigenous Care Practices with Esk’etemc: A Student Researcher’s Journey

Exploring Indigenous Care Practices with Esk’etemc: A Student Researcher’s Journey

Join a conversation with graduate student Cara Basil from Secwepemcúĺecw on Nov 29t at 12:30 Pm. She will share her research journey, collaborating with Esk’etemc, and discuss the next steps for research on palliative care for Indigenous Peoples.

EDI Action Network: Building a Culture of Accessibility

EDI Action Network: Building a Culture of Accessibility

Join the next gathering of the EDI Action Network on Dec 4th to explore how you can build a culture of accessibility in your unit. Members of the UBC Accessibility Committee and Disability Affinity Group will share their perspectives on promising accessibility initiatives and practices at UBC and the complex intersectionality between disability and other forms of identity, including, but not limited to, gender, race and sexual orientation.

Two-spirit pride

Reveal: Coast Salish Two-Spirit Pride Mosaic

Celebrate and amplify Two-Spirit pride by witnessing the unveiling of the Coast Salish Two-Spirit Pride mosaic on Tuesday, November 14th, 11:30am – 1:30pm at Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall, First Nations Longhouse.

Conflict Theatre

Conflict Theatre

Conflict Theatre offers faculty and staff the opportunity to explore and embrace conflict in the workplace using the tools of theatre. Learn more and register for one of the upcoming sessions.

Enhance your disability inclusion literacy with these online UBC events

Enhance your disability inclusion literacy with these online UBC events

Join the UBC Centre for Workplace Accessibility in recognizing the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) by participating in a series of online webinars to enhance your disability inclusion literacy. The event series, running from November 27 to December 1, aims to raise awareness and promote inclusive practices in UBC workplaces