Post Tagged with: "social justice"

A Ryerson student uses one of the re-usable bottles that were given away by the RSU. (taken by Ricardo Serrano)

DisOrientation week begins at Ryerson

DisOrientation, an initiative that promotes campus student groups that work on social and environmental issues, kicked off on Tuesday with a street fair. The week-long event is organized by the Ryerson Students’ Union’s equity and social justice committee. It will run until Sept. 21. An art workshop, activist panel discussion and comedy show are some of the activities that DisOrientation […]

by Ricardo Serrano· · News, On Campus
Ryerson Image Centre's exhibition, "Power to the People" features five installations on the fight for racial justice. Courtesy of James Morley

Black protest images showcased at Ryerson

The Ryerson Image Centre is showcasing photo exhibitions that explore historic and ongoing struggles for justice between people of colour and police forces.

Social Justice Week Recap: Sandy Hudson calls out the ‘white student union’ poster

Social Justice Week Recap: Sandy Hudson calls out the ‘white student union’ poster

The Ryersonian recaps #BlackLivesMatter coverage for Social Justice week. [View the story “Social Justice Week Recap: Sandy Hudson calls out the “white student union”” on Storify]

Researchers say marginalization in the classroom affects Ryerson’s diverse students and faculty

Researchers say marginalization in the classroom affects Ryerson’s diverse students and faculty

“We always feel unsafe in our lives, in our classrooms, dealing with students in our office hours,” said Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar. The professor was a panellist at Tuesday’s Inhabiting Critical Spaces event, held as part of Ryerson’s Social Justice Week. The focus of the four panellists, who authored the 2013 report, “Teaching and Learning from the Margins,” was on the limitations in […]

by Alicja Grzadkowska· · News
Workshop touts diversity, equity

Workshop touts diversity, equity

Ryerson’s newest student group wants to make a change. RU a Changemaker hosted its second workshop for students at the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) last Thursday. The workshop, “Ethical Engagement, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion,” works to recognize and accommodate individuality while discussing key social issues such as inclusive language, social inclusion and workplace equity. It’s a part of a series […]

by Kabeer Sethi· · News, On Campus
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