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Virtual Townhall on Black Inclusion (Framework and Draft Action Plan)

All York students, staff, faculty and course instructors are invited to the virtual town hall taking place Thursday, March 18, 2021 to discuss the recently launched Addressing Anti-Black Racism: A Framework on Black Inclusion and the accompanying Draft Action Plan on Black Inclusion – For Further Consultation. Together, these documents will guide the University’s approach to addressing systemic anti-Black racism and providing equitable access to learning, teaching, research and professional environments that are respectful and inclusive for all.

We encourage you to review the Framework and Draft Action Plan in advance and to submit your questions prior to the event using this form. Community members also have the option of providing input on the Framework and Draft Action Plan using the form at the bottom of this page.

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
2:30 – 4:00 pm

Zoom Webinar:
Webinar ID: 930 4553 0162
Telephone Dial-In: (647) 558-0588
Password: 511089


To help answer your questions and address your feedback, we will be joined by:

  • Carl James, Senior Advisor on Equity and Representation; Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora; and Professor, Faculty of Education
  • Andrea Davis, Special Advisor on the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies’ Anti-Black Racism Strategy and Associate Professor, LA&PS

If you have any accessibility needs, notes or comments, please let us know prior to the event using this form.

We will be hosting this Town Hall via the video conferencing platform Zoom Webinar. You can learn about downloading and using Zoom here. The Webinar will also be livestreamed on the Town Hall website.

If you have attended a past Town Hall, we would like your feedback through this short survey. If you were unable to attend previous town halls, you can access all of them here.