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York U Alumni News

Our monthly York U Alumni News e-newsletter (formerly Alumni Matters) has great stories about alumni and community members, with stories about upcoming activities you might want to join. It’s an easy way to find out about events, opportunities and campus news, and stay in touch with York! To make sure you're on our email list, make sure to update your contact information and communications preferences.

June 2022

Happy Pride banner. Illustrated 2SLGBTQIA+ flag overlayed on a photo of Vari Hall.

Celebrate Pride Month with York

York University is proud to celebrate Pride Month, a time to support 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in their historic and current struggles for equality, and celebrate the contributions these communities have made to York’s values of equity, diversity, inclusivity and social justice. We encourage you to join us for the many Pride events taking place at York throughout the month of June.

Learn more about Pride Month at York.

Floral needlepoint artwork by Métis Otipemisiwak artist Christi Belcourt

Honouring National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month is an important time for settlers to honour and celebrate Indigenous history. It is also an opportunity to learn about and engage with Indigenous knowledges, languages, practices, and ways of being, and their importance to both York and Canadian society.

Read the full statement from President Rhonda Lenton, Sheila Cote-Meek, Vice-President Equity, People & Culture and Susan D. Dion, Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Initiatives.

For more campus news and alumni stories read the most recent issue of York U Alumni News.