Race Inclusion and Supportive Environments @ 150

When:
March 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2017-03-22T10:00:00-04:00
2017-03-22T13:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free

Project Leads: Jodie Glean & Lorne Foster

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
519 Kaneff Tower, York University, Keele Campus

10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration opens at 9:30am
http://rights.info.yorku.ca/race-inclusion-and-supportive-environments-150/

A one-day symposium in acknowledgement of the Sesquicentennial and the International Day for the Elimination of Racism. This symposium will be dedicated to discussion and brining attention to diversity and inclusion and Indigeneity, for students, staff and faculty in post-secondary institutions as Canada turns 150. This symposium will explore key issues, such as: increasing opportunities for Indigenous people and youth accessing post-secondary institutions; unpacking anti-black racism and the responses of student activism on campus; exploring the role of universities in facilitating inclusive hiring, teaching and scholarship.