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Student Life Events at St. George

Student Life Events at St. George

Southeast Asian, African Black Caribbean & Latin American Students Confront Discrimination in Housing

Jun 11, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Registration Deadline: Jun 11, 2021 11:30 AM

Goal Statement:
To confront discrimination in housing applications and abusive housing arrangements.

Learning Outcome:
Students who participate will build campus and community resources to reduce housing insecurity.

Description:
Southeast Asian, African Black Caribbean and Latin American students are invited to a workshop, panel and discussion about racism and internalized racism in on and off campus housing. Participants will share experiences, expertise, resources and solidarity, while affirming the right to safe, secure and non-discriminatory housing.

Partners & Guests:

  • Katrina Persad, Student Life Officer, Housing Education, Housing Services;
  • David Roberts, Associate Professor, Director of the Urban Studies Program, and Faculty Advisor Access & Inclusion Peer Programs;
  • Christian Abizaid, Associate Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies;
  • Julius Haag, Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Sociology at UTM.

For more information please contact Adonica Huggins (pronouns she / her, Black staff), Student Life Coordinator, Academic and Peer Programs at adonica.huggins@utoronto.ca.