ICYMI Spotlight: What, Why, How: Making Your Event Accessible

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Employee spotlight: Workplace Wellbeing Services
A Ryerson Works article discusses what it means to plan an accessible event. Check out the discussion…

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ICYMI Soup and Substance Spotlight: Canadians too polite? Engaging the topic of race and racism

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Canadians too polite? Engaging the topic of race and racism
The Ryerson Soup and Substance series is a noon hour moderated panel discussion, where participants enjoy a warm bowl of soup and refreshments, and engage panelists in an open conversation on a range of diversity …Read More

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ICYMI Spotlight: White Privilege Conference (WPC) Global – Toronto Speaker: Dr. Shirley Cheechoo

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
White Privilege Conference (WPC) Global – Toronto Speaker: Dr. Shirley Cheechoo
In May 2018, Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion (OVPECI) hosted The White Privilege Conference Global – Toronto (WPC Global – Toronto), marking the first time the conference was held …Read More

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ICYMI Spotlight: Listen for the voices from the margins

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Listen for the voices from the margins
A Ryerson Today article discusses how International Women’s Day signals the struggle for equality and inclusion. Check out the discussion…

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ICYMI Spotlight: Women Academics Are Still Outnumbered at the Higher Ranks

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Women Academics Are Still Outnumbered at the Higher Ranks
A University Affairs article discusses how women academics are still outnumbered at the higher ranks in Canadian universities. Check out the discussion…

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ICYMI Spotlight: Employee spotlight: Workplace Wellbeing Services

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Employee spotlight: Workplace Wellbeing Services
A Ryerson Works article discusses workplace wellbeing services and how the Ryerson Workplace Wellbeing Services team is seeking to find creative solutions to encourage workplace success. Check out the discussion…

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ICYMI Spotlight: Community networks at Ryerson: What, why, and how you can join one

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Community networks at Ryerson: What, why, and how you can join one
A Ryerson Works article discusses community networks and how you can get involved in them. Check out the discussion…

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Canada Versus the U.S.: The Varying Role of Diversity and CDOs Across Borders

In our new feature “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Institutional Diversity Spotlight“, we’ll highlight news and topics on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) you may have missed. You’ll receive a message like this, linked to a news article or blog post with information you need to stay informed as a valued member of our EDI community:
Canada Versus the U.S.: The Varying Role of Diversity and CDOs Across Borders
INSIGHT into Diversity recently spoke with one of the first senior-level diversity leaders in all of Canada, Dr. Denise O’Neil Green of Ryerson University in Toronto, about the ways in which a …Read More

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Reflecting on the 4th of July

While having a coffee on Canada Day (July 1), reading Kaleem Hawa’s article about patriotism in Canada, I thought about the 4th and it’s connection to patriotism. Then my mind flashed to my elementary school days, saying the Pledge of Allegiance and singing The Star Spangled Banner every morning through grade school. We also sang The Black National Anthem too! My mind then jumped to Black university students being told go back to where you came from, when raising criticisms about their university and country. Hawa’s article spoke of those who critique their country, including African Americans, and how their …Read More

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Soup and Substance Session: Are Canadians Too Polite?

On March 12, 2018, the Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice President Equity and Community Inclusion held its Winter 2018 Soup and Substance session entitled: “Are Canadians Too Polite: Addressing Global Perspectives on White Privilege and Oppression in Canada and Beyond”, a discussion that was a precursor to the upcoming White Privilege Conference – Global in Toronto to be hosted at Ryerson University (May 9 – 12, 2018) [Register here: http://bit.ly/2r7LiLB].
The White Privilege Conference (WPC Global – Toronto) will address issues of systemic injustice and oppression prevalent in Canadian society. In this Soup and Substance, the panel examines how topics …Read More

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