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Vancouver Campus student Laurianne da Cruz has a strong interest in animal welfare and environmental justice. She shares her recent experience participating in the World Wildlife Fund’s Designing Change for a Living Planet 2021and her passion for social change.
Tricia-Kay Williams, M.A. ’18, a registered clinical counselor and owner of Metamorphose Counseling, created the Meta Transitions interview series and podcast to share honest and open conversations, tips, and hope for resilience and transformation.
Navreen Kaur, a Vancouver Campus student in the Master of Counselling Psychology: School and Youth Concentration, completed her clinical practicum at Moving Forward Family Services as an intern counsellor for children and youth. Moving Forward Family Services is working towards empowering underserved communities through accessible mental health services.
Vancouver Campus graduate Melika Mirilavasani, MCP-AT ’19, is using her Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy degree to help residents at the Phoenix Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education Society build relationships and find healing, recognition, and connection through art making.
Online Campus graduate Megan Brown-Saldana M.A. ’17, is the Executive Director of Lead(h)er, a non-profit mentorship organization that supports women in the Quad Cities through direct and personalized mentorship, personal and professional development, and networking events.
This Saturday, June 19, we recognize Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, to celebrate the emancipation of people who were enslaved in the United States. We recognize, honor, and celebrate Juneteenth while continuing to fight for justice, equity, and liberation for Black communities.
National Indigenous History Month was established to acknowledge and honour the histories, heritage, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities—a time to learn from and with Indigenous knowledge-holders and to recognize and celebrate the unique and diverse strengths, voices, and contributions of Indigenous peoples.
Pride Month honors the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the activists who have been instrumental in the continued fight for 2SLGBTQIA+ rights, visibility, and equality. It is also a time for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community to come together to celebrate diversity, uniqueness, self-affirmation, and self-expression.
We recognize and celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month and Canadian Jewish Heritage Month. It is a time to acknowledge, share, and honor the lives, achievements, and contributions of Jewish Americans and Canadians to the histories and cultures of the U.S. and Canada.
Vancouver Campus graduate Octavia Sampson, MCP ‘20, recently co-founded Afya Collective, a community organization to promote and advocate for the mental, social, spiritual, and physical health of Black women in Canada.