Pride 2019 is almost here and Positive Space has been busy planning exciting events for employees to celebrate diversity and inclusion in our community!
June 3 | 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. | SLC Amphitheatre
Join us on the main level of the SLC to kick off Pride celebrations. Remarks will begin at 12:10 p.m.
June 3 | 5 p.m. | Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street
Join us for an off-campus after-work social to celebrate Pride. Partners, friends and family are welcome!
June 3 - 13 | Your own workplace
Sign up for the annual decoration contest and we'll connect with you to arrange a specific time slot for our judges to drop by on Thursday, June 13. Check out our new contest parameters this year!
June 7 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | LIB-405
Register to bring kids to join you for this all-ages event in the library. Fun for the young and the young at heart! You don’t need to bring a kid to enjoy this event.
June 11 | 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | SLC-508
Learn about the growth of Toronto's gay community, including the infamous "Operation Soap" where Toronto Police raided gay bathhouses, and the subsequent protests. Popcorn provided!
June 13 | Your own workspace
Registered participants will receive a time for judges to visit your workspace. Don’t forget to submit your photos on the slide provided by June 14! See contest parameters for details.
June 13 | Your social media channels
Ryerson, York, OCAD, U of T and Humber are all participating in #DisplayYourPride. Join the conversation and get our hashtag trending in Toronto!
June 18 | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | POD-250
Join us to celebrate Pride, enjoy some refreshments and find out who won this year’s #DisplayYour Pride awards.
June 20 | 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. | SLC DME Lab, 3rd floor
Join the Consent Comes First Office and Positive Space for an afternoon of self/community care with DIY crafts including screenprinting!
Show your commitment to creating an inclusive environment for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions by printing a copy of our Pride poster (PDF) to display in your workstation or common spaces.
Positive Space at Ryerson is a volunteer staff and faculty community network for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, committed to creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.
For additional information on trans inclusion at Ryerson or to get involved, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Positive Space listserv is populated by the Diversity Self-ID. Log-in to eHR > Employee Self-Service > Diversity Self-ID > Submit new survey > Complete survey and under EDI Contact select 2SLGBTQ+ > Continue > Submit.
If you have any accessibility requirements to ensure your full participation in these events, please email Positive Space.
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