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Equity Online: 9 Tips on Navigating Virtual Interviews

From virtual happy hours to online interviews, COVID-19 has rapidly shifted the way we work—from how we interact with our colleagues to how we hire new ones. While coping with these changes, let’s keep equity firmly in mind and at practice. For a deep dive into virtual interviews, check out our in-depth guide into equitable […]

Sustainable Self-Care: Finding Serenity in Times of Stress

By Gabrielle Bonifacio, Communications Assistant & Elydah Joyce, Research Assistant Now, more than ever, it is crucial to reflect on how best we can take care of ourselves and each other. It is also important to recognize how racism causes additional trauma and has immense impacts on IBPOC communities, particularly with the recent deaths of […]

Solidarity & Action: Five Tips on Tackling Racism

By Gabrielle Bonifacio, Communications Assistant and Aftab Erfan, Director, Dialogue and Conflict Engagement Due to COVID-19, we have all made difficult, yet necessary, changes to our routines in order to flatten the curve. Unfortunately, while waiting for the number of cases to fall, reports of xenophobia and anti-Asian, particularly anti-Chinese, racism continue to rise in […]

Equity & Inclusion Office Response to COVID-19

Equity & Inclusion Office Response to COVID-19

UBC’s Equity & Inclusion Office response to COVID-19 and commitment to delivery of services

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Saturday 21 March is UN International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, a timely reminder as xenophobia increases in Western nations. How will you engage?

Recognizing resilience and potential during Black History Month

Recognizing resilience and potential during Black History Month

By Gabrielle Bonifacio, Communications Assistant During Black History Month, we encourage everyone to celebrate and explore the countless achievements, contributions, and experiences of Black Canadians throughout history. Though understanding Black history should not be limited to any single time frame, this month is a good place to start learning about and from notable figures who […]

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

By Gabrielle Bonifacio, Communications Assistant With each coming year, we aspire to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians while also gaining a wider understanding of the parts of history that have been erased. Though it is now well-established that February is Black History Month, BHM was only officially recognized in Canada when the […]