All are welcome to attend this year’s International Women’s Day at VIU. On Friday, March 8 from 11:30am-2:30pm our campus and Nanaimo community members are invited to join us in the Royal Arbutus Room, upstairs in bldg. 300, the upper cafeteria. Drop by for all or part of our scheduled activities, which feature: info tables and light refreshments from 11:30-12pm, 12-12:30pm guest speakers, 12:30-2pm facilitated workshop on Healthy Relationships, and then more mingling [...]
VIUFA supports the FPSE Statement on the War in GazaVIUFA and the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE) are deeply saddened by the events of the past few weeks, and we demand a ceasefire. The escalating conflict across the Middle East region in Israel, Palestine, and Gaza is having deep impacts within our community and the world. We unequivocally condemn the attacks against innocent civilians. Our students, faculty, and staff, many with ties to [...]
The Women and Gender Equity (WAGE) Committee has been working to develop a number of events for International Women's Day (Wednesday, March 8). Events kick off at 11:30am in the lobby of the Malaspina Theatre. See poster for details.
Shout out to Drs. Gillian Anderson and Yu Xia for shared items. EVENTS ReconciliAction and Indigenous Cultures in Dialogue (Virtual) December 14, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST Canadian Race Relations Foundation A joint virtual event of the National Film Board (NFB) and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) in Quebec. Registration on Eventbrite is required. Simultaneous French-English translation will also be available on the Zoom platform. This is Climate: Global Stakes Dec. [...]
Imogene Lim, VIUFA’s Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee Chair, has been gathering anti-racism resources over the summer. These can be found in your VIU inbox under the heading, “HRISC Potpourri of Resources”. Here are some of the resources shared in early June: Resistance and Resurgence: Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada Recorded Webinar from June 8, 2020. This conversation will be centering Black voices. We ask non-Black people to witness and decentre themselves, [...]
Good decisions need Erektile Dysfunktion Rückgängig Machen good numbers. "Evidence for Democracy" is hosting a petition to bring back the long form census. Go to the website now and sign the petition: https://evidencefordemocracy.ca/census