ACE Open House: September 27, 2016

Hey all-- We would like to welcome new and old ACE members! We're looking forward to a new year of radical organizing and student empowerment! We would like to welcome you all to our fall Open House in HNES 114 (ACE Office) on Tuesday September 27th from 11am - 2pm to find out how to get … Continue reading ACE Open House: September 27, 2016

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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

ACE 2016-2017 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 … Continue reading ACE 2016-2017 Executive Elections

An Open Letter to Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA)

Since January, Students Against Israeli Apartheid at York University has been alerted to the numerous charges of anti-Black racism against Rania Khalek. SAIA was also made aware how inviting Rania Khalek to give a keynote speech on campus would create a hostile environment for many students, especially Black students. In bringing Rania Khalek after not … Continue reading An Open Letter to Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA)

Part Two: Where Are All the Black Faculty?

PART TWO: WHERE ARE ALL THE BLACK FACULTY? MARCH 17, 2016 2:30- 5PM YORK UNIVERSITY, STUDENT CENTRE ROOM 307 This critical event follows a January 2016 panel sparked by FES Alumni Owen Blakka Ellis’s film Where Are All The Black Faculty completed more than ten years earlier, though not much has changed. #BlackOnCampus events have been … Continue reading Part Two: Where Are All the Black Faculty?