But Where Are You Really From?

On Thursday, November 2nd, join the UBC Equity Ambassadors over (free) lunch and explore how you can play a role in making UBC a more inclusive and welcoming community.

As part of this student-led and student focused event, we’ll explore questions such as:

  • Can “innocent” questions sometimes cause harm?
  • How do we grapple with the mismatch between the intent vs. impact of our questions?
  • Are we responsible for the impact of our words?
  • Can what we ask be seen as micro-aggression?

Through facilitated dynamic and engaging peer-to-peer activities, this event will provide you with an opportunity to share your perspectives and experiences, while learning how your daily interactions can affect the wellbeing of people around you.

Date and time: Thursday Nov 2nd, 2017 | 12:30-2:00pm
Location: Nest 2504 (6133 University Blvd)

We hope that you will leave our event with a deeper understanding of how you choose to interact with the diverse members of our community.

Curious about how the event looks like? Check out this link for a similar dialogue that took place last academic year: http://equity.ubc.ca/2017/05/24/can-we-afford-to-joke/

Event partners: Science Undergraduate Society; Kaleidoscope; Party4Health; UBC Equity & Inclusion Office.

This event is taking place on UBC Vancouver Campus, located on traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people.