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Message from AVP of Diversity and Human Rights on next steps to combat anti-Black racism and discrimination

Dear members of the U of G community,

I have been deeply troubled and saddened by the recent outbreaks of violence, hatred and the brutal killing of George Floyd. The harsh reality is that while we have witnessed acts of anti-Black racism and discrimination on our television sets, we are also experiencing them right here in Canada, in Ontario, in Guelph, and even at our own institution. This behavior is heartbreaking and unacceptable and is an attack on the core values of our community. As the AVP for the Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) at U of G, I take this situation seriously and I’m deeply committed to building a strong anti-racist culture at the University. Read More...