The RSU has six Equity Service Centres, serving as a space for students from different marginalized backgrounds to come together and organize equity and social justice initiatives, events, and campaigns. The Equity Service Centres each have their own office on the second floor of the Student Centre. Click here to learn more about RSU Equity Service Centres or see the list below of the seven centres with links and descriptions.
The Centre for Women and Trans People provides a safe organizing space for self-identified women and trans people to come together around issues ranging from reproductive freedom, sexuality and gender empowerment to violence, racism, and the media. They provide advocacy and resources, host discussion groups and other great events from a feminist and trans-positive perspective
The Good Food Centre, previously known as the Community Food Room, works to reduce the impacts of food insecurity for all Ryerson community members. By building capacity through emergency food relief, skill building, and education, the Food Centre aims to contribute to the RSU's mission in ensuring equitable access to post-secondary education and building community.
RyePRIDE is an Equity Service Centre of the Ryerson Students' Union (RSU). They represents the Queer and Trans voices of Ryerson University, including but not limited to: gay, lesbian, bisexual, two spirited, trans, intersex, queer and questioning. RyePRIDE offers education, advocacy and support of queer and trans* people on campus.
Racialised Students' Collective opposes all forms of racism and work towards community wellness for students. Through education, campus and community organizing, and their commitment to struggle across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve racialized students.
Provides a safe and accessible space for all trans and otherwise non-cisgendered students at Ryerson. They aim to build a trans community and challenge cissexism, transphobia, transmisogyny, and binarism on campus.
RyeACCESS works with students to reclaim their bodies and minds through advocacy, campaigns, outreach, education, and events. They focus on both systemic and individual issues in an effort to create an equitable environment and promote the empowerment, autonomy and freedom of students with disabilities.
DisOrientation will immerse you In Social Justice, Activism, Action And Knowledge. It's about learning to unlearn our assumptions, engaging In thought-provoking discussion and Art, and rediscovering our relationships to each other. All events are free.