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Black History Month

 


BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate Black history and excellence; and the many contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians, and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.

"Walk and Learn Together" Orange Shirt Day - September 30, 2019


September 30 is an annual day to recognize and raise awareness about the residential school system in Canada, join together in the spirit of reconciliation, and honour the experiences of Indigenous Peoples. Orange Shirt Day commemorates this legacy.

The Faculty of Applied Science is hosting a Walk and Learn Together event between 12:00-1:00pm on Monday, September 30th  – more details at this link.

Global Climate Strike - September 27, 2019


The School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia stands in solidarity with the millions of people worldwide who will participate in upcoming Global Climate Strikes demanding urgent action to address the climate crisis. On September 27 at 11:00 am, students, staff and faculty choosing to strike in support, will gather in front of AMS Nest, to be followed by a bus and bike convoy to join other climate strikers at Vancouver City Hall at 1:00 pm.

SCARP Bursary - DONATE

 

UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) students have talent, drive, and curiosity. They have the potential to improve our communities and address some of society’s most intractable social and environmental issues. Unfortunately, many do not have the financial means to complete their education—an essential step to realizing their potential. With your support, more UBC SCARP students will receive the help they need to continue their education.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate Black history and excellence; and the many contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians, and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of our Black graduate students; explore options to participate in UBC’s virtual events; and contribute to the conversation online using the hashtag #blackhistorymonth.

For more details-  https://www.grad.ubc.ca/black-history-month

 

 

 

 

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