Diversity & Equity Week – UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan is a diverse and inclusive place. From September 29 – October 5 Spark Extended Orientation will introduce you to the various ways that you can participate in and support our vibrant campus community.

Learn about UBCO’s inclusive and supportive community of learners and find ways to support and celebrate difference – on campus and within the community.

Sept. 30
Positive Space Workshop
Sign up at www.positivespace.ubc.ca

Sept. 30
Bannock Break
Aboriginal Programs and Services (UNC 212)

October 1
Really? Campaign Workshop (ending discrimination and prejudice)
UNC Ballroom (UNC 200)
To register or for more information email equity.ubco@ubc.ca or visit www.really.ubc.ca

October 1
Who Belongs? A discussion about police, racism and Ferguson, MO.
UNC Ballroom (UNC 200)
Everyone Welcome! For more information email equity.ubco@ubc.ca

October 1
Motionball: Marathon of Sports
Visit www.marathonofsport.com to sign up with a UBCO team and fund raise for the Special Olympics.

October 3
Inspired Word Cafe: Social Justice Spoken Word (Open Mic)
Global Collegium (EME 0252)
Everyone welcome! For more information email equity.ubco@ubc.ca


  • Diversity and Equity Literature Display (Library)
  • Tea & coffee from around the world (Fipke 226)
  • End the “R” Word Campaign (Various Locations)

The Diversity and Equity Week is part of the SPARK Extended Orientation Program and is brought to you by the Equity and Inclusion Office, the Disability Resource Centre, Aboriginal Programs and Services, International Programs and Services, STEPS-Forward, Campus Life and UBC Okanagan’s Library.

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