September 11, 2020
Aaron “Splash” Nelson-Moody, Diversity Circles Collaborator I was honoured to work on the logo for the Diversity Circles project. The red colour we call temlh; it represents the blood of the earth or the blood of the cedar tree so it’s a sacred colour for us here in Coast Salish territory. You could say it is sort of an inner strength. It’s not completely […]
Latest DC bulletin
June 8, 2020
See our latest bulletin, including our statement of solidarity with the movements and individuals standing up against anti-Black racism.
Potlatch Methodology as a Guide to Transformative Learning
June 7, 2019
Guest Blogger: Laurie Izgerean, Instructor, BCIT Communication, School of Computing & Academic Studies “If the legend falls silent, who will teach the children of our ways?” Dan George It was standing room only when over 65 BCIT employees attended Diversity Circles’ Potlatch Methodology Lunch & Learn on April 24, 2019. A Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) welcome song sung […]
Digital Knowledge Map Goes Live
February 5, 2019
We are excited to announce the public launch of the SSHRC-funded Diversity Circles Digital Knowledge Map, built to connect people and their knowledge to each other. This map builds a bridge into the next phase of Diversity Circles! While the Map was completed last Fall with the conclusion of the SSHRC grant, we needed a […]
Diversity Circles Key for BCIT in 2018
January 2, 2019
BCIT looks back at 2018 and how innovation happened through collaboration and how Diversity Circles is a key part of the work. “We attribute our success through the power of collaboration and as 2018 comes to an end, we reflect on seven of our most impactful stories from the year that showcase how BCIT has innovated […]
How BCIT is promoting diversity through an Indigenous lens
October 19, 2018
In the spirit of Orange Shirt Day, BCIT is proud to announce the continued funding of the Diversity Circles’ events, created in partnership between BCIT and the Faculty and Staff Association (FSA). Read more.
DC is Hiring a Student Ambassador!
August 9, 2018
Job Title: Diversity Circles Student Ambassador Job Type: Part-Time Start Date: Early Sept; immediately following hire Wage: $14.69/hour. This position is up to 10 hours/week for one term; 16 weeks/term. Overview We are seeking a Student Ambassador to support the Diversity Circles project. Position Duties Assistance with […]
DC Sparks New Collaboration
July 7, 2017
Sharad Khare met Andrew Judge through making our DC videos. They hit it off and decided to collaborate on another project together and have just launched the first phase of it. Check out The Indigenous Collective series!
Getting Serious about Deep Diversity
June 22, 2017
This piece was originally published in the January 2017 edition of the FSA Voice. See the full edition as well as past editions. What about the implicit bias revolution? Last spring, two FSA staff took part in a Deep Diversity workshop sponsored by the BC Federation of Labour. The workshop was billed as an introduction to […]
DC attends Fire Across The Land workshop
May 26, 2017
We were fortunate to be able to attend Brad Marsden’s workshop: Fire Across The Land on May 26th. Marsden skillfully moves participants through the truth of history and the impact of colonization and the residential schooling system. His approach surfaces the realities of oppression as well as the stories of resilience and we were all […]