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Equity Diversity and Inclusion News Archive

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Transforming our community through equity education

July 16, 2024 — 
A new micro-certificate program is available for UM staff, students and faculty to develop skills in advancing equity and accessibility at UM. The first courses of the micro-certificate in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA), as well as the prerequisite course EDIA 0100: Foundations, will be offered in this Fall Term.

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Extended Education

From one course to a micro-certificate

June 20, 2024 — 
“We can all do and learn more. Whether you are an expert or just beginning your journey with EDIA, you have a place in this program.” - Robin Attas

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Updating your course materials: How to create an accessible document 

June 18, 2024 — 
Provincial legislation mandates that all course materials and documents be accessible 

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Connection and belonging: Jewish Heritage Month

May 21, 2024 — 
UM’s Spiritual Care and Multi-Faith Centre offers spaces for students to connect with each other and their faith traditions


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Come together for Pride 2024!

May 21, 2024 — 
Take the opportunity to gather and celebrate our pride with UM’s diverse communities! View a list of activities happening at UM during Pride Week 2024.

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May is Canadian Jewish Heritage Month 

May 14, 2024 — 
An opportunity to increase understanding and appreciation of the communities and cultures that make up our UM community.

Fourth year Faculty of Arts student Allister De Castro.

Realizing the dream of diversity and belonging: Asian Heritage Month feature

May 3, 2024 — 
For student Allisther De Castro, the deeply personal celebration also means challenging stereotypes and addressing discrimination

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Photo from UM community at 2023 Pride Winnipeg Parade

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Get ready to celebrate Pride 2024!

April 25, 2024 — 
We would love to hear about all the different events happening at UM during Pride Week (May 24 to June 2) and throughout Pride Month. Submit your event details so we can help promote the events taking place on our campuses.

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Celebrating Asian Heritage Month at UM

April 22, 2024 — 
Honouring the diversity and richness of Asian cultures; advocating for equity and anti-oppression

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Accessibility checklist: What you need to know for May 1

April 16, 2024 — 
Mandatory training for all employees, prioritization for updating documents, info on PDFs, and more

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