STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

We're recruiting Peer Educators

Join the Peer Education Program at SFU Public Square and engage fellow students on the issues that matter most. Apply by August 2.

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INTERVIEW

Introducing the On Equity interviews

Get to know Meenakshi Mannoe and her work to envision intersectional approaches to policing and criminalization with Pivot Legal Society. She's the first guest in our new interview series featuring people working towards equity, justice and systemic change.

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INTERVIEW

Get to know Elder Margaret

Elder Margaret George of the Skawahlook First Nation has offered prayers and wisdom to open countless SFU Public Square events in the right way—and as you'll learn in this interview, that's just one part of her incredible impact on the SFU community.

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EVENT RECAP

Equity in practice

Video clips, resources and calls to action from an evening with the learners in SFU's Community Capacity Building Certificate program.

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Stay tuned for news on upcoming events.

  • June 25, 2021
    Should a Just Recovery Include a Basic Income for B.C.?
    This panel will look at the recommendations and analysis of the Final Report of the British Columbia Expert Panel on Basic Income to ask: should a just recovery for all include a basic income?
  • June 23, 2021
    Youth and Digital Skills
    Join us to discuss how Canada can better support our public internet infrastructure for the marginalized communities who rely on them and for everyone.
  • June 22, 2021
    Equity in Practice: Community Capacity Building
    Hear inspiring stories from the most recent cohort of learners in SFU's Community Capacity Building Certificate and their growth as emerging leaders working towards equity in their communities.
  • June 16, 2021
    Beyond COVID: Reimagining our City Centres: Burnaby
    Many of us are anxious for this pandemic to be over. While we don't know what these next few months will bring, or exactly when our cities will open, there is a growing opportunity now to identify how they will open when they do. Come join other residents and share your thoughts and ideas about how we can revive our city centres. Hosted in partnership with SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, along with our community and campus partners, Beyond COVID: Reimagining Our City Centres will be a fun, creative virtual dialogue, where you get to play the role of city planner and share ideas for restoring and revitalizing your city centre. This is a chance to dream the possible—for ourselves and for generations to come. This event is free, and no experience is necessary. Just bring your imagination! Don't want to join alone? Bring a friend.
  • June 15, 2021
    Beyond COVID: Reimagining our City Centres: Surrey
    Many of us are anxious for this pandemic to be over. While we don't know what these next few months will bring, or exactly when our cities will open, there is a growing opportunity now to identify how they will open when they do. Come join other residents and share your thoughts and ideas about how we can revive our city centres. Hosted in partnership with SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, along with our community and campus partners, Beyond COVID: Reimagining Our City Centres will be a fun, creative virtual dialogue, where you get to play the role of city planner and share ideas for restoring and revitalizing your city centre. This is a chance to dream the possible—for ourselves and for generations to come. This event is free, and no experience is necessary. Just bring your imagination! Don't want to join alone? Bring a friend.
  • June 14, 2021
    Beyond COVID: Reimagining our City Centres: Vancouver
    Many of us are anxious for this pandemic to be over. While we don't know what these next few months will bring, or exactly when our cities will open, there is a growing opportunity now to identify how they will open when they do. Come join other residents and share your thoughts and ideas about how we can revive our city centres. Hosted in partnership with SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, along with our community and campus partners, Beyond COVID: Reimagining Our City Centres will be a fun, creative virtual dialogue, where you get to play the role of city planner and share ideas for restoring and revitalizing your city centre. This is a chance to dream the possible—for ourselves and for generations to come. This event is free, and no experience is necessary. Just bring your imagination! Don't want to join alone? Bring a friend.
  • July 19, 2021
    On Equity: An interview with Meenakshi Mannoe
    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. Our first interview features Meenakshi Mannoe (she/her/hers), who works at Pivot Legal Society as a criminalization and policing campaigner, and is a member of our Towards Equity Community Summit Advisory Committee.
  • July 07, 2021
    Recap of Equity in Practice: Community Capacity Building
    On June 22, we were honoured to help host an evening of inspiring stories from the most recent cohort of learners in SFU's Community Capacity Building Certificate program and their growth as emerging leaders working towards equity in their communities.
  • June 17, 2021
    "Learn to walk with your head up and smile": A conversation with Elder Margaret George
    For 21 years, Elder Margaret has worked with SFU’s Indigenous Student Centre as part of the Elders Program. She offers support and mentorship to students, provides guidance in traditional ceremonies and events, and participates in various interviews, guest lectures, and committees.