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2020 Video Replays

During the National Dialogues and Action, there were conversations shared about the experiences of anti-Black racism, which may negatively impact viewers. Community agencies offering mental health resources for Black Canadians are available to viewers who may need to reach out.

Day 1 - Welcome, Challenges and Barriers to Change, and Plenary Talk 1 with Barrington Walker

Day 1 - Welcome, Challenges and Barriers to Change, and Plenary Talk 1

Welcome, Overview of Purpose, Expectations and Outcomes
Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto
Wisdom Tettey, Vice-President, University of Toronto, Principal, U of T Scarborough
Karima Hashmani, Executive Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Toronto
 
Challenges and Barriers to Change
 
Plenary Talk 1
Anti-Black Racism in the Academy: The Personal, the Systemic, and their Intersections
Barrington Walker, Associate Vice-President, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Wilfrid Laurier University

Day 1 - Identifying Opportunities for Change: Plenary Talk 2 with Malinda Smith

Day 1 - Identifying Opportunities for Change: Plenary Talk 2

Identifying Opportunities for Change
 
Plenary Talk 2
Critique of Deficit Model and Critical Introspection for Black Inclusion
Malinda Smith, Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, University of Calgary

Day 1 - Key insights from Concurrent Dialogues, and Wrap-up: Key Take-Aways for Action

Day 1 - Key insights from Concurrent Dialogues, and Wrap-up: Key Take-Aways for Action

Plenary Discussion 1: Key insights from Concurrent Dialogues

  • Moderator:
    • Michael Charles, Assistant Vice-President and University Advisor Equity and Inclusive Communities, Carleton University
  • Panelists:
    • Desmond Pouyat, Dean of Student Experience and Wellbeing – U of T Scarborough (Student Access and Success)
    • Heather Hines, Director, Undergraduate Programs & Student Services, Department of Management – U of T Mississauga (Staff Access and Success)
    • Alissa Trotz, Director, Women and Gender Studies – U of T St. George Faculty Access and Success)
    • Dexter Voisin, Dean, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work – U of T St. George (Inclusive Decision-Making Structures)

Plenary Talk 3: Wrap-up: Key Takeaways for Action
Mike DeGagne Former President and Vice-Chancellor, Yukon University Incoming President and CEO of Indspire

Day 2 - Recap of Day 1, Institutional Actions & Accountability, Key Considerations for Action

Day 2 - Recap of Day 1, Institutional Actions and Accountability & Key Considerations for Action

Institutional Actions & Accountability

  • Recap of Day 1:
    • Ananya Mukherjee Reed - Provost and Vice-President Academic, University of British Columbia Okanagan

Plenary Talk 4: Key Considerations for Action
Theresa Rajack-Talley, Vice Provost, Equity and Inclusion, Dalhousie University

Day 2 - Sector-wide Actions & Accountability, Plenary Talk 5 with Gervan Fearon, Brock University

Day 2 - Sector-wide Actions & Accountability

Sector-wide Actions & Accountability
 
Plenary Talk 5: What Matters Beyond Individual Institutions? 
Gervan Fearon - President and Vice-Chancellor, Brock University

Day 2 - Co-Creating the Scarborough National Charter of Principles, Commitments and Actions, Wrap Up

Day 2 - Co-Creating the Scarborough National Charter of Principles, Commitments and Actions, Wrap Up

Plenary Discussion 2: Deliberations on a National Charter with Legs and Teeth
  • Moderator: Kimberley Tull, Director, Community and Learning Partnerships and Access Pathways, U of T Scarborough
    • Maydianne Andrade, Vice-Dean, Faculty Affairs, Equity & Success, U of T Scarborough
    • Robert Summerby-Murray, President and Vice-Chancellor, Saint Mary’s University
    • Marie-Claude Rigaud, Associate Secretary General, University of Montreal
    • Kofi Campbell, Vice-President, Academic, and Dean, Renison University College at the University of Waterloo
    • Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, Human Resources & Equity, U of T St. George 
Plenary Talk 6: Wrap-Up & Next Steps for Action
  • Wisdom Tettey, Vice-President, University of Toronto, and Principal, U of T Scarborough
  • Karima Hashmani, Executive Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, U of T St. George