Statement of Solidarity with UTSU Staff, Vita Carlino and Maria Galvez

Students for Barrier-Free Access at The University of Toronto- STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY WITH UTSU Staff, Vita Carlino and Maria Galvez The staff and board at Students for Barrier-Free Access (SBA) at The University of Toronto extend our solidarity and support with the staff of UTSU, and in particular, Vita Carlino, Previous Clubs and Service Groups’Continue reading “Statement of Solidarity with UTSU Staff, Vita Carlino and Maria Galvez”

Peer Support Group for Graduate Students With Disabilities

The Peer Support Group for Graduate Students with Disabilities has been created to build a community for students with disabilities. Through this Peer Support Group we hope to create space for students to: meet old friends/colleagues and make new friends de-stress engage in group discussions share skills and learn new ones learn from each other’sContinue reading “Peer Support Group for Graduate Students With Disabilities”

TRACX2017 – What’s Left? Confronting the Alt-Right

TRACX 2017 – What’s Left? Confronting the Alt Right This year’s symposium is titled “What’s Left? Coalition-Building and Countering the Alt-Right” and will be co-hosted by the Toronto Research and Action Community Exchange collective along with Opirg Toronto and SBA Centre. The symposium portion is organized to showcase research with a community organizing focus from students, non-students and community groups.Continue reading “TRACX2017 – What’s Left? Confronting the Alt-Right”

Resisting Ableism in Activism; Working Towards Inclusive Community Organizing

Resisting Ableism in Activism; Working Towards Inclusive Community Organizing In a social justice culture where individualism and independence are privileged, and where attending lengthy or late-night meetings and participating in marches and rallies are seen as the the ultimate way of showing your support or commitment to the struggle, conversations around accessibility as a communityContinue reading “Resisting Ableism in Activism; Working Towards Inclusive Community Organizing”

SBA Newsletter [July 27th, 2017]

SBA Programming and Events Office Closures Computer Lab Closure and Upgrade Monthly Lunch QT2SBIPOC Summer Social (with Ice Cream!) What’s Left? Countering the Alt Right Disorientation – Call for Volunteers Community Events and Resources The Black Artist Market Resilience 150 CWTP York is looking for Collective Members! Government Survey on Accessibility Standards in Education ProclaimingContinue reading “SBA Newsletter [July 27th, 2017]”

SBA Annual General Meeting

We will be having our Annual General Meeting on June 28th, 2017. It is a great opportunity to meet with outgoing, returning, and newly elected SBA Board of Directors.Registration Time: 6pmAGM Time: 6:30-8:30pmLocation: OISE Room 5150Access information: ASL, captioning, a light supper, active listener, debrief/private at OISE 5160 and TTC tokens provided. Accessible and all gender washrooms availableContinue reading “SBA Annual General Meeting”

SBA Newsletter [July 17th, 2017]

SBA Programming and Events QT2SBIPOC Summer Social (with Ice Cream!) What’s Left? Countering the Alt Right Disorientation – Call for Volunteers Community Events and Resources Resilience 150 Government Survey on Accessibility Standards in Education Proclaiming our Roots: An oral history project by and for mixed Black and Indigenous people Slut Walk Toronto:  Saturday, August 12,Continue reading “SBA Newsletter [July 17th, 2017]”

SBA Newsletter [July 10, 2017]

SBA Programming and Events QT2SBIPOC Summer Social (with Ice Cream!) Community Events and Resources Government Survey on Accessibility Standards in Education Proclaiming our Roots: An oral history project by and for mixed Black and Indigenous people Slut Walk Toronto:  Saturday, August 12, 2017, 2-6 p.m. Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism Workshop LGBTQ+ Penpals Needed Deaf and HardContinue reading “SBA Newsletter [July 10, 2017]”

QT2SBIPOC Summer Social (With Ice Cream!)

QT2SBIPOC Summer Social (with Ice Cream!) Join Students for Barrier-free Access (SBA) and the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Trans* People of the University of Toronto (LGBTOUT) for a summer social for Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (QT2SBIPOC). We will have ice cream (including vegan and gluten free ice cream), fruitContinue reading “QT2SBIPOC Summer Social (With Ice Cream!)”