Upcoming panels from the Accessibility & Gender Empowerment Collectives


Content Creators & Accessibility: A Roundtable Discussion

Monday, March 29 @ 5pm-6:30pm
Accessibility Collective, All Access Pass

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This event will also have Closed Captions.

Everyday, people with disabilities encounter accessibility issues, especially in the entertainment sector. So in this workshop, we will be doing a roundtable panel where content creators with disabilities will come together to discuss COVID’s impact on creating content, especially highlighting accessibility challenges they encounter and more. As well, how we as a society can do better and make platforms more inclusive, adaptable and equitable. Including a Q&A from CiTR’s Accessibility Collective and from the live audience.

Featuring 3 panelists:

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UBC profile, HCommons, LinkedIn

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Twitch @velvetcrayon, Twitter @velvetcrayon, Facebook /VelvetCrayon

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Twitch @BrolyLegs, Twitter @BrolyLegs


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Wednesday, March 31 @ 5pm-6pm
Gender Empowerment Collective, Intersections

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Let’s talk about microaggressions. This event is a virtual panel, with the purpose of recognizing and discussing possible ways to address microaggressions in the workplace, on campus, in academia, among other spaces.

We will be interviewing and having our audience ask questions about this topic to our 2 great panelists:

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A lecturer for the UBC Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice.

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A Vancouver-based writer who covers mental health, career, identity, and relationships.


Both of these events are hosted and broadcast on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral land of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.