Friday, April 30, 2021

Asian Heritage Month

Watercolour scenery with text reading "Asian Heritage Month, Resources and Engagement Opportunities"

May 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the Senate of Canada’s Declaration of May as Asian Heritage Month, a Motion tabled by The Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy, the first Canadian of Asian descent to be appointed to the Senate of Canada.

Friday, April 23, 2021

May is Sexual Violence Awareness Month

May is Sexual Violence Awareness month, and it provides the opportunity to not only increase awareness about sexual violence, but also to build and strengthen capacity to end sexual violence on our campuses and broader communities.  

Friday, April 16, 2021

Earth Day: Virtual Event and Resources

Earth Day was first envisioned over 50 years ago, with efforts focused on addressing environmental issues through teach-ins and demonstrations, among other types of advocacy. While 2021 marks the second Earth Day during this pandemic, there are resources and virtual events to (un)learn, reflect, engage locally, and take action.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Trans Day of Visibility: Free Events and Workshops

Trans day of visibility

March 31st is Trans Day of Visibility.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO): March Events Feature

Waterloo’s SVPRO supports all members of the University of Waterloo campus community who have experienced, or been impacted, by sexual violence. This is ongoing work that also includes educational and capacity-building programming centred on creating a campus where consent culture lives and thrives. 

During the month of March, SVPRO has several workshops, events, and opportunities in which to engage. To encourage discussion and virtual interaction, many of these opportunities have limited group size, so early registration is suggested. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

New space for Friday prayers announced

UPDATE: As of February 3, 2021, please note Friday prayer is cancelled for the winter term. In accordance to health recommendations and regulations, along with the need of the campus community, Friday prayer space will be evaluated for the spring term.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Let's Talk... about Collective Care and Community Well-being

An image of stones with the word care written on them

January 28 is an opportunity to talk about mental health. It helps to normalize conversations around mental health, remove stigma and harmful barriers, and recognize that it’s okay to not be okay.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Indigenization through collective bargaining: Lessons and ideas for academic staff associations

Indigenization through collective bargaining

Last year, Brock University Faculty Association ratified a new collective agreement that contained important contract provisions designed to advance measures aimed at restoring and renewing Indigenous practices and knowledge systems.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Light the Fire: Experiences of Indigenous Faculty in Ontario Universities

Lighting the Fire report

The Council of Ontario Universities distributed a survey to all full-time self-identified Indigenous faculty throughout Ontario Universities during the winter term 2019 and the results and calls to action are now available

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Trans Awareness Week 2020

Trans Awareness Week

This week – the week leading up to Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20) – is Trans Awareness Week. This is a time dedicated to increasing visibility and awareness of transgender communities, their resilience and the ongoing discrimination they encounter. We have created a non-exhaustive list of events, resources, and voices to amplify visibility and understanding

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