INTERVIEW

On Equity with Chuka Ejeckam

In the latest interview in the On Equity series, we spoke to Chuka Ejeckam, research associate at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' BC Office, about what it means to pursue equity, justice and systemic change.

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OCTOBER 15

Lessons on Leadership

Martha Piper (president emeritus, UBC) and Indira Samarasekera (former president, UofA), authors of Nerve: Lessons on Leadership From Two Women Who Went First, join Joy Johnson, president of SFU, for a conversation on women in higher education and leadership roles.

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OCTOBER 14

Announcing 2021 Sterling Prize winner Sdahl K'awaas (Lucy Bell)

Sdahl K’awaas is the recipient of the 2021 Nora and Ted Sterling Prize in Support of Controversy for her bravery in calling out racism in the heritage field and advocating for change in an era of reconciliation.

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OCTOBER 6

Taking Action! with Dr. Eva Jewell

Dr. Eva Jewell of Yellowhead Institute and X University will speak on how racism is a design element, not a flaw, of settler colonial states like Canada, and how participants can work to personally embody anti-oppressive practices.

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  • September 15, 2021
    On Equity: An interview with Chuka Ejeckam
    In the On Equity interview series, you’ll hear from people working towards equity, justice and systemic change from a variety of fields and perspectives. This interview is with Chuka Ejeckam, director of research and policy at the BC Federation of Labour and a member of our Towards Equity advisory committee.
  • August 31, 2021
    On Equity: An interview with Alexander Dirksen
    In the On Equity interview series, you’ll hear from people working towards equity, justice and systemic change from a variety of fields and perspectives. This interview is with Alexander Dirksen, the director of programs and community accountability at CKX (the Community Knowledge Exchange), a proud member of Métis Nation BC, and a member of our Towards Equity advisory committee.
  • August 10, 2021
    On Equity: An interview with Tina Strehlke
    In the On Equity interview series, you’ll hear from people working towards equity, justice and systemic change from a variety of fields and perspectives. This interview is with Tina Strehlke, the chief executive officer at Minerva BC and a member of our Towards Equity advisory committee.