Together We Are

Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Mar 13, 2023

University Secretary and Corporate Counsel, Lon Knox talks about their feelings of hesitancy leading a working group at Queen's. But being comfortable feeing uncomfortable is an opportunity for learning and growth.

Scarborough Charter Research Working Group

Feb 17, 2023

In our first post of 2023, Dr. Katherine McKittrick and Dr. Betsy Donald reflect on the Scarborough Charter, research and activism.

The Scarborough Charter: From Striving to Thriving

Nov 30, 2022

Lavonne Hood, Queen's University Ombudsperson, talks about Queen's University and the Scarborough Charter.

Scarborough Charter: Everyone has a role to play…

Oct 19, 2022

In this piece, Corinna Fitzgerald – Assistant Dean (Student Life and Learning) at Queen’s University, reflects on what it means to be an accomplice, instead of an ally to a cause.

Walking the Talk: Will the Scarborough Charter Be The Game Changer?

Sep 19, 2022

In this piece, Tawa Braimah, project manager of Queen’s University’s Scarborough Charter implementation group sets the tone for a series of conversations around tackling anti-black racism and promoting black flourishing in the Queen’s community.

Walking in the Footsteps of My Foremothers

May 19, 2022

In this piece, Misty Underwood, Program Coordinator, Indigenous Pathways at Queen’s University, reflects on the transformative power of remembering; remembering her foremothers, homelands, ancestral seeds and foodways.

Rumpelstiltskin: Spinning Gold from Pandemic Straw

Mar 30, 2022

Dr. Klodiana Kolomitro, Associate Vice-Principal (Teaching and Learning), reflects on the necessary shifts to improve the higher education landscape in the post-pandemic reality.

Imagining a post-pandemic world with equitable public service treatment

Mar 14, 2022

Ayden Adeyanju-Jackson, a third-year Queen’s student, reflects on the importance of understanding and addressing systemic disadvantages for BIPoC communities in order to achieve lasting post-pandemic change.

“There’s a crack, a crack in everything – it’s how the light gets in”

Feb 22, 2022

Susan Belyea, Ban Righ Director, reflects on the ideas and changes needed to build a more inclusive and equitable society.

Belonging, Responsibility, Collaboration and Radical Imaginaries

Jan 21, 2022

In this blog post, Yasmine Djerbal, educational developer at the Centre for Teaching and Learning, narrates her experience working with Roots&Wings youth and shares her perspective on how community organization can offer a fresh vision of a different type of future.

Pandemic & Impact on EDII

Jan 01, 2022

Tahmena Bokhari, EDI Director for the Smith School of Business, imagines a future where forever changed communities are filled with more compassion, empathy and humility

Hold your head up...

Nov 16, 2021

Jenna Kring, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre’s Indigenous Programs and Events Associate, shares some inspiring words about being a safe space for others.