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Equity + Justice

A commitment to equity and justice is central to our work across all topics. But we also often support leaders from SFU and the wider community to convene conversations specifically around issues of decolonization, reconciliation, anti-racism and dismantling systems of oppression.

Upcoming events on this topic

  • Taco Niet | Just Climate Policies

    PFL 2021-2022, Equity + Justice, Climate + Environment, 2022, President's Faculty Lectures

    How do we address the climate crisis effectively and equitably? Taco Niet of SFU’s School of Sustainable Energy Engineering will discuss how evidence-based modelling tools are essential for making urgent climate policy decisions grounded in justice and equity.

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  • Vaibhav Saria | Care and Crisis in India

    PFL 2021-2022, Equity + Justice, 2022, Health, President's Faculty Lectures

    Vaibhav Saria, assistant professor of gender, sexuality and women’s studies at SFU, will explore how the complex history of health care in India has led to a valorization of care providers’ work during COVID-19, but also to increased violence against them.

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  • Kanna Hayashi | Harm Reduction in an Unprecedented Overdose Crisis

    PFL 2021-2022, Equity + Justice, 2022, Health, President's Faculty Lectures

    Kanna Hayashi, the St. Paul’s Hospital Chair in Substance Use Research, will explain how harm reduction interventions grounded in lived experiences, scientific evidence and health equity are desperately needed to address B.C.’s unprecedented drug toxicity crisis.

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Past events on this topic

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  • 2021 — Towards Equity

    2021, Summit Towards Equity, Equity + Justice, Climate + Environment, Economy, Health

    What must we understand—and do—to recover equitably and reimagine our systems to confront the intersecting crises of inequality, systemic racism and climate change? Explore this question with our 2021 Community Summit Series.

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