Diversity & Equity


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​About Sport & Recreation's Diversity & Equity team

We are a group of undergraduate and graduate students from across campus who plan, motivate and implement positive student-led initiatives that promote diversity, equity, inclusivity and physical/mental health. The team develops and implements events and projects related to sport and physical activity through student-staff partnerships. 


Upcoming Events & News

Mark your Calendars and Join Us! News & Announcements

Indigenous History of Lacrosse Workshop, The Creator's Game: Haudenosaunee Story of our Stick and Ball Games. Website Graphic Banner.

JOIN US ON JUNE 22 FROM 1-3PM AT VARSITY CENTRE!

Participate in the passion and spirit of culture and lacrosse, and experience the connection between sport and community. 

  • Open to all Indigenous and non-indigenous students interested in learning about the history of lacrosse 

  • Features Indigenous workshop leaders Kevin Sandy and Dawn Maracle 

Register now at uoft.me/creatorsgame!


About our Events, Workshops & Programs

Swimmer relaxes in pool

Trans-Positive Swim 

Thursdays from 6:00p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Location: Benson 25yd Pool

 

An inclusive swim time for trans, gender non-conforming, non-binary and two-spirit students and members. Anyone willing to participate in creating a positive space for trans folx is welcome.

 

Classes are free for U of T students & Sport & Rec members!

 

Check our our Past Event Videos & Highlights!

See video highlights from our past yearly events such as the 2018 and 2019 Diversity & Equity Conferences, and the 2019 and 2020 Black Excellence Kiki Balls at our NEW YouTube Page. 

VISIT THE DIVERSITY & EQUITY TEAM's YOUTUBE 

Funding Student-Led Diversity & Equity Initiatives Since 2021

graphic with text: apply to the equity ideas fund and make equity happen

The Diversity & Equity team also oversees the Equity Ideas Fund. Student groups can apply for up to $500 in funding for diversity and equity initiatives, which are then considered within the scope and parameters of the Faculty’s Equity Ideas Fund approval process. 

Apply here for the 2022/23 school year!  Any questions can be directed to equityideasfund.kpe@utoronto.ca

The rubric used to evaluate and award project funding is available for reference, along with the follow up report all awarded groups must hand in to receive reimbursement for the agreed upon funding total. 

For questions, or more information about the fund, please e-mail equityideasfund.kpe@utoronto.ca

Equity Ideas Fund - Report 

 (PDF)

Please note, all applications must be submitted 30-90 days before the event/initiative. 

 


Contact Us

Stay Connected with our team - Find us  Instagram

Questions? Contact edib.sportandrec@utoronto.ca