QTBIPOC Excellence at Fierte Montreal 2017

Mark your calendars! On August 14, 2017 at 21h00 at Parc des Faubourgs, Fierté Montreal presents Excellence, an evening of QTBIPOC (Queer and/or Trans Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) artists showcasing their talents. It will be hosted by Toronto-based rights activist Tasheka Lavann, and Kama La Mackerel, founder and host of Montreal’s Gender B(l)ender.

Admission is free and there are priority entrances for persons needing wheelchair access.

Universities must create diversity plan or lose research money (by Mia Rabson from the Canadian Press)

Do you feel that University authorities/administration is doing enough to carve spaces for marginalized communities? When you walk into classrooms, what bodies tend to be the ones lecturing, publishing, being lauded for their academic achievements? What is the importance of representation beyond just filling “quotas”? Full participation or token presence?

The Subcommittee on Racialized and Ethnic Persons ask these questions of ourselves and of the networks of governance with whom we engage.

Mia Rabson from the Canadian Press reports on the latest from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s latest decision: Universities must create diversity plan or lose research money: minister

 

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