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Office of Equity Transformation News Archive

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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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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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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Creating space for understanding and complexity

March 21, 2024 — 
Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we are pleased to share upcoming opportunities for meaningful dialogue that advances mutual respect and compassion for all people. The Listening, Learning, Leading series, organized by the Office of Equity Transformation, aims to build foundations for understanding, beyond polarization.

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Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould’s books available at UM Libraries

March 4, 2024 — 
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and our 2024 Knight Lecture speaker, has written three bestselling books. These three books are now available for short-term loan at UM Libraries.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Speaker to explore Access, Intersectionality and Resistance in Disability Culture

February 21, 2024 — 
Dr. Robert McRuer, a professor of English at George Washington University, is the second guest speaker in the Anti-Ableism and Accessibility Speaker Series, hosted by the Office of Equity Transformation.

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Fellows in Equity, Anti-Oppression and Social Justice

February 15, 2024 — 
The Fellows in Equity, Anti-Oppression and Social Justice program aims to ensure student voices, vision and experiences are valued and embedded into institutional initiatives for social justice, equity, accessibility and anti-oppression at the University of Manitoba.

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Community-led initiatives for Black flourishing at UM

February 12, 2024 — 
Promoting Black Flourishing Fund 2024

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Listening, Learning, Leading: A strategy and series to create opportunities for greater understanding

February 6, 2024 — 
Moving beyond polarization to build foundations for dialogue

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

February 5, 2024 — 
Join together for the 2024 Knight Lecture on March 7 to recognize the achievements of this remarkable woman and draw inspiration from her stories.

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