ACE is looking for a new 2018-19 exec team!

ACE is holding elections for a new 2018-2019 exec team. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience organizing and advocating for equity on campus! Feel free to share this posting with others. To run for a position, you must be an active ACE member who is a York University student. An active ACE member is a … Continue reading ACE is looking for a new 2018-19 exec team!

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ACE 2017-2018 Executive Elections

The Accessibility, Community, Equity (ACE) Committee is student-run organization based out of York University. We work around issues of equity and anti-oppression through an intersectional approach along the lines of race, gender, class, orientation, and ability in and beyond academia. ACE organizes workshops, seminars, and peer mentorship sessions all geared at offering students some of … Continue reading ACE 2017-2018 Executive Elections

Toward an anti-racist university: Racial (in)equity, intersectionality, and the social injustice of sameness

On Friday, November 18, members of ACE attended the discussion, "Toward an anti-racist university: Racial (in)equity, intersectionality, and the social injustice of sameness" with Malinda Smith from the University of Alberta, presented by the YUFA Race Equity Caucus. Dr. Smith talked about the need for better equity in Canada's colleges and universities. In past decades, there … Continue reading Toward an anti-racist university: Racial (in)equity, intersectionality, and the social injustice of sameness

Scholarship Writing Workshop for BES and MES Students!

Are you a BES or MES student interested in applying for the Ontario Graduate Student (OGS) scholarship, and/or Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Master's award? Come to this help sessions for advice and tips! We'll have the FES Student Resource Assistant share important info on the applications and past student winners share tips … Continue reading Scholarship Writing Workshop for BES and MES Students!

All Out November 2 for Free Universal Education!

On November 2, 2016, students across the country are showing their support for free, universal access to education and challenging student poverty. ACE supports the call for eliminate tuition fees and invites all students and allies to come to the events on November 2! The York Federation of Students has secured Academic Amnesty for November … Continue reading All Out November 2 for Free Universal Education!

Honouring Black Leadership: The Equity Committee at the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University Thanks Black Lives Matter Toronto

The Equity Committee at the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University expresses gratitude to BLMTO for their leadership in revitalizing social movements across the city. On 3 July 2016, their successful action at Pride Toronto won increased spaces and resources for queer and trans Black, Indigenous and people of colour, including Black Queer Youth, … Continue reading Honouring Black Leadership: The Equity Committee at the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University Thanks Black Lives Matter Toronto