Celebrating Social Change on Campus – AMS Resource Groups present a Centennial Open House
January 14, 2016
AMS Student Nest, Resource Groups Centre (Rm. 2102)
On January 14th, the AMS Resource Groups, in partnership with the UBC Equity and Inclusion Office, are very excited to host the Centennial Open House. Join us in celebrating many years of UBC student-led activism on social justice, environmental concerns, women’s issues, sexual and gender diversity, and inclusion for individuals with disabilities.
Come explore the Social Justice Centre, Student Environment Centre, Women’s Centre, Pride Collective, and Pathfinders and find out how UBC students can get involved.
We would like to acknowledge that our event is taking place on the stolen, occupied, and traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəyəm (Musqueam)people.
4 PM – 5 PM
- WALK THROUGH THE RESOURCE GROUPS SPACE
Mix and mingle with us, and explore opportunities to take part in issues that matter to you!
5 PM – 6 PM
- RECOUNTING 100 YEARS OF SOCIAL CHANGE: THE MAKING OF THE AMS RESOURCE GROUPS (Lev Bukhman Theatre (The Egg), Nest 2nd floor)
Come hear the AMS Archivist, Sheldon Goldfarb, speak about the history of UBC student activism and Resource Groups! Afterwards, join the Resource Groups in a panel conversation about their past, present, and future plans to raise awareness and effect change on social issues relevant to the UBC community.
6 PM – 7 PM
Enjoy refreshments, connect with Resource Groups, and share thoughts about social change with fellow bright minds at UBC!
ONGOING (4 PM – 7 PM)
- TIME CAPSULE: Dear UBC Students of the Future… (tentative)
Have some thoughts about the future of diversity and activism at UBC? Record your own video message at our “time capsule” – messages will be archived for the UBC students of the future!
Share the event and spread the word with #AMSResourceGroups and #ubc100!
Our goal for the evening is to bring together the Resource Groups and UBC community, to think about previous and present efforts to bring change to our campus, and inspire student engagement to continue driving diversity at UBC for years to come. We can’t wait to see you there!