Community stories

The University of Waterloo boasts a rich and diverse range of cultures, experiences and backgrounds. Below you’ll find articles recognizing the excellence of Waterloo’s BIPOC members, as well as events that foster understanding on race, ethnicity, and awareness.

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Confronting Anti-Black Racism e-Learning Course

The Equity Office is excited to launch an e-learning course called Confronting Anti-Black Racism based on Dr. Christopher Taylor’s Arts130 course. This course is now available to all Waterloo students, faculty and staff and is an opportunity for (un)learning and gaining tools to better take anti-racist action in our own lives, at work, home and in our communities.

Celebrating community stories

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Dr. Christopher Taylor and Alliance co-founder Darrell Adams in one of a series of spotlights featuring Black students and student-athletes.

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Alumnus Michael Robson talks about the Collective Movement award that supports students who volunteer in African, Caribbean and Black communities