Are you interested in learning and talking about equity, diversity, and inclusion? Come and join the EDI Book Club (hosted by the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee) to explore these important topics through books.

The EDI Book Club is meeting via Zoom on Friday, March 25th from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.  Please send an email to orivers@mail.ubc.ca for meeting information if you’re interested.

Here is a list of interesting reads that we can discuss at our upcoming meeting:

  • Becoming – Michelle Obama
  • Return – Kamal Al-Solaylee
    Al-Solaylee holds a PhD in English and is the director of the University of British Columbia’s school of journalism, writing and media. 
  • Interior Chinatown – Charles Yu
    Recommended for the UBC Alumni Book Club

These books are available from Massy Books: https://www.massybooks.com/

Massy Books is 100% Indigenous owned and operated and is located in Chinatown, 229 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC.

The Diversity Committee has started an EDI Library!  These books are available for loan to all CUPE 2950 members. Books are due back during the EDI Book Club on the last Friday of every month. Want to attend? Email odette.rivers@ubc.ca for a link!

To check out a book, visit the CUPE 2950 office in the basement of Mary Bollert Hall, 6352 NW Marine Drive during our office hours, or send an email to president@cupe2950.ca.