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Towards a Culture of Sustainability: Next Steps

Last year, Diversity Circles partnered with the BCIT Institute Sustainability office to hold a series of focus groups called 8x8s with BCIT employees, students, alumni and other stakeholders in the wider community including BCIT Student Association. We gathered amazing community feedback on creating a culture of sustainability (which we are currently collating). Last October 2020, […]

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Intersectional & Justice-Oriented Leadership

Diversity Circles is thrilled to present this workshop from Hook or Crook Consulting! Session description & learning outcomes provided by Hook or Crook Co.  This session provides decision makers an opportunity to explore how we can divest from common tactics, tools and practices that perpetuate dysfunction and harm within our organizations–particularly for marginalized community members. […]

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Diversity Includes Everyone: Student Panel on How to Be An Ally

Presented in partnership with the BCIT Student Association What does it really mean to be an ally? Join a live panel discussion with BCIT students to gain an in-depth understanding of what it means to be an ally for marginalized groups, how allyship can manifest, and how racism and discrimination can affect one’s mental wellbeing. […]

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Diversity Circles Anti-Racism Dialogue

Diversity Circles & BCIT RDI (Respect, Diversity, Inclusion) partner with BCIT Broadcast & Media Communications and BCIT Alumni Association on Anti-Racism initiative! We have launched an exciting project which will include exclusive interviews produced and aired by BCIT Broadcast & Media Communications with high profile BCIT Alumni on the topic of Anti-Racism. These exclusive interviews […]

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Pink Shirt Day Anti-Racism Workshop

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. Workshop Highlights Recent events have brought into sharp focus the deep-rooted racism, discrimination and violence that Indigenous, Black and Asian communities in North America continue to face. On Feb 24th, Pink Shirt Day, the campaign focus is working together and treating others […]

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Let’s Talk Gender

Image credit: Stock image sourced from The Gender Spectrum Collection and licenced under Creative Commons. Session Overview Join Diversity Circles to spend an hour together talking about Gender. Learn simple, meaningful actions including acknowledging someone’s pronouns and understanding the basics of gender identity, to help build safe, inclusive spaces for 2SLGBTQ+ students and employees. ASL […]