Communities of Care speaker series

Overview

Participate in virtual Speaker events and hear community organizers, experts, and advocates share the importance of building community during COVID and the lessons they learned. 

The Speaker events will focus on the following themes:

  • Student-led organizing: Connecting a distanced community
  • Coalition Building: Strengthening a movement
  • Transformative Justice: Mutual aid and building from community
  • Harm Reduction: Community-led solutions

After each event, you can join a facilitated discussion group, the Communities of Care Learning Circle, to develop skills required for community movement building and to build a network of community engaged peers.

Top reasons to attend

  • Learn different ways to get involved with your community
  • Connect with other UBC students and hear about the actions they took to build community
  • Explore how to build relationships to best address community needs
  • Find ways to keep accountability and safety within our communities
  • You’ll have the opportunity to participate in a facilitate discussion after each event

Upcoming events