Events & Announcements

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office Events


UTM Office of Indigenous Initiatives events can be found on the UTM Indigenous Centre calendar


Inaugural Inclusion in Action Speaker Series: Examining Whiteness in Higher Education

Monday, December 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  (ET) |  Zoom (virtual)

The Inclusion in Action Speaker Series is a collaboration between the Institutional Equity Office (IEO), UTM Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Office (UTM EDIO) and the U of T Office of Indigenous Initiatives (OII).

Examining Whiteness in Higher Education with Dr. Sheelah McLean and Dr. Alex Wilson.

The goal of this series it to host local and international experts, academics, and advocates to increase dialogue and understanding of equity, accessibility, and inclusion in postsecondary environments. Through an intersectional lens, the series focuses on systems of discrimination with the aim of dismantling attitudes and processes that uphold ongoing exclusion and marginalization. Faculty, librarians, staff, students, and external community members are invited to attend.

Learn more and register to attend this virtual event.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office at edio.utm@utoronto.ca



National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 @ 12:00 - 2:00 pm (ET)  |  Hybrid (Hart House or livestream)

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, from 12:30-2:30 pm, the University of Toronto will join communities across Canada for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (NDRAVAW) to honour the lives of the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at Montreal's Ecole Polytechnique in 1989.

We welcome all faculty, staff, students, and librarians to join us either in-person or virtually for this tri-campus event.

Learn more and register to attend this event.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office at edio.utm@utoronto.ca.


Positively QUTE Holiday Social

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 @ 4:00 - 6:00 pm (ET)  |  In-person at UTM

Join 2SLGBTQ+ and allied staff, faculty, and librarians on December 7 for a holiday party!

There will be prizes, food, games, connection at parties across U of T tri-campus (UTM, UTSC, UTSG). Brought to you by QUTE & Positive Space.

Please RSVP by December 2, 2022.


Anti-Asian Racism Working Group: Consultations and Focus Groups

The University of Toronto established an Anti-Asian Racism Working Group (AARWG) to review the practices, processes, policies, and resources available at the University and make recommendations to support the University's response to anti-Asian racism. The Working Group will be conducting consultations and holding focus groups with members of the University community to inform their recommendations about how to create an inclusive environment where Asian community members feel safe, welcome, and respected.

Please visit the Working Group website for full details about consultations and focus group dates and times.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email anti.asian.racism@utoronto.ca.



Announcements

To view all equity-related announcements to the UTM student, staff and faculty community, please visit the Office of the Vice-President and Principal website.

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