Social Equity and Diversity Education news
What are you doing during Reading Week? Make your time off a break from the norm with McGill’s ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK! Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is an initiative taking place during McGill’s Reading Week (Feb 27-March 3) that engages students with five days of volunteering, learning, and interacting with the local, Montreal community. Find out more about the 2017 program and how to apply on the ASB website. Applications close February 3!
Organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) office at McGill University, Community Engagement Day (CED) aims celebrate, expand on, and build new lasting relationships between McGill and the greater Montreal community, through offering projects and activities in support of and collaboration with community organizations. This year’s CED will be held on and around September 29th, 2016. Register for a project now at http://www.cedmcgill.com/projects from August 15th to September 18th!
Community work has applications to academic pursuits Published May 7, 2015, McGill Reporter Through a formal partnership established in 2014, where each benefits from and extends the expertise and reach of the other, SEDE and the Faculty of Education work in tandem to strengthen equity and diversity education at McGill and beyond.
Young students get a taste of McGill By Jean Murray, McGill Reporter, April 23rd, 2015 A line of eager students formed outside SNAX – the student-run cafe in the Arts building – expectantly waiting to grab a cookie in between classes.
The Social Equity and Diversity Education Office invites the entire McGill community to participate in this campaign, designed to: raise awareness on harassment, its definition and its various forms; teach McGill community members how to deal with and respond to it; highlight the new Policy on Harassment, Sexual Harassment & Discrimination. Click on the link for a list of events.