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Anti-Racism & Active Witnessing Workshop

In February 2020, Diversity Circles was thrilled to host Angela Ma Brown with for a Racism: Micro-Aggressions and Bystander Awareness “lunch & learn”. We see our relationship with our contributors as an ongoing one and are thrilled that Angela will be back with another workshop. Workshop Highlights In this interactive workshop you will learn about: […]

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Pride 2020: Pride Stories

In collaboration with the BCIT Student Association, BCIT Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion Office, BCIT Pride Committee, and BCIT Faculty & Staff Association we are hosting an online Pride 2020 Panel. Vancouver Pride Week, the last week of July, will be mainly online this year and has a great series of events and opportunities for learning, sharing, […]

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Anti-Oppression Workshop

In February 2019, Diversity Circles was thrilled to host Cicely Blain with an Anti-Oppression 101 “lunch & learn”. We see our relationship with Cicely Blain Consulting and their team to be an ongoing one and are thrilled that they are back with another workshop for the BCIT community. The workshop will take place online and […]

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Community Celebration: Towards a Culture of Sustainability

Towards a Culture of Sustainability: Drawing on our strengths and stories! Please join Institute Sustainability in partnership with Diversity Circles for a Community Celebration about building a culture of sustainability here at BCIT. This academic year, we have held a series of focus groups called 8x8s with BCIT employees from across the Institute to discuss […]

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Racism: Micro-Aggressions and Bystander Awareness

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. In honour of Pink Shirt Week at BCIT, come join us to learn more about how everyday actions can help recognize and prevent racism. Microaggressions can contribute to a culture of bullying. Speaker Angela Ma Brown Education Consultant, Anti-racism, Diversity, Equity and Social […]

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Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexuality

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. Learn simple but meaningful actions including acknowledging someone’s pronouns and understanding the basics of gender identity, to help build safe, inclusive spaces for LGBTQ2+ students and employees. Trina Prince (they/them), is a trans non-binary, white, European, who grew up in Ontario, and […]