AMPD Equity Plan Monthly Update: April 2022

Education We are pleased to update the EDDI activities in AMPD in the month of April 2022. One of the most significant accomplishments was the participation by administration, faculty members, and staff in trainings by the Kojo Institute. These trainings focused on Foundations of Equity, Responding to Anti-Black Racism, Decolonizing the Department, and Leading for […]

Equity Plan Updates: March 2022

Implementation of the recommendations in the Kojo Institute Equity Plan for AMPD continue actively through the last weeks of the winter 2022 term. As we near the end of the academic year, we focus on a number of events, presentations and culminating events that showcase both exceptional work by AMPD students, but also introduce them […]

AMPD Equity Plan Monthly Update February 2022

In the past month, actions toward implementation and progression of the Kojo Institute recommendations have continued throughout AMPD. These include: Scheduled trainings on equity for all faculty, staff, and administrators are scheduled for April and May, 2022. Registrations will be circulated in March. Review of imagery, art, and representation throughout AMPD spaces. Photos in the […]

Black History Month At AMPD: Message from the Dean

  Message on Black History Month – February 2022 Sarah Bay-Cheng Every February, York University joins in the celebration of Black History month. In 2022, Canada highlights this month as “February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day.” This year’s call to action is clear, especially for those of us working across the […]

AMPD Equity Plan 2022: Update and Next Steps

Dear AMPD Community, The AMPD Strategic Plan (2020) stated our commitment to the “implementation of significant and sustainable inclusive practices and (an) equity framework to promote equal access and recognition of the multiplicities across all departments and programs in AMPD.” To that end, we contacted the Kojo Institute (“Kojo”) in Winter 2020 to help us […]