Right now, across Canada, there are questions around the names of places, institutions and even streets. The debate about whether or not we should rename something that honours problematic and sometimes racist historical figures is a question all sorts of organizations, from governments to companies to school boards are wrestling with.
Announcing the Launch of the Toronto Centre of Excellence on Youth Homelessness Prevention at York University
We are pleased to announce that the UN Economic Commission for Europe has established the Toronto Centre of Excellence (TCE) on Youth Homelessness Prevention at York University. More than three years in the making, we couldn’t be more honoured to represent Canada across the UNECE’s Member States. Hosted by York University and co-led by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, A […]
Associate Professor Vidya Shah speaks to HRD magazine about the Faculty's Master of Leadership and Community Engagement degree program (MLCE) – which focuses on leading and fostering social change.
In the spring of 2020, the brutal police killings of unarmed Black people, most notably the asphyxiation death of 46-year-old George Floyd, led to civil unrest and global condemnation. In the weeks that followed, businesses and non-profit organizations the world over, including universities and governments, were called upon by protestors, Black leaders, students and academics […]
Scholars, educators and policymakers from around the world will join a global conference hosted by York University, to reimagine international learning opportunities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
There has been considerable change in lives worldwide in 2020 due to the novel coronavirus, and the persistence of systemic anti-Black racism. Participants in the Faculty of Education’s Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) program have seen the impact of change upon multiple fronts, because the program involves faculty, students and community partners at York’s […]
York University community members are playing a key role in a provocative four-part series on the challenges facing public schooling.