Advocacy

Queen’s association works to create safe space for queer staff

Queen’s University Association for Queer Employees (QUAQE) works to create a space for employees to be themselves in their workplace. Alexandra Pederson, QUAQE co-founder, said the association has two goals: to advocate and to create a network for queer Queen’s employees.Continue...

Queen’s student calls on students to become personal health advocates

Queen’s and local community members in different cities are coming together to show solidarity with Brendan Reid, ArtSci ’23.Continue...

‘Know your worth’: Queen’s student named L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

Ampai Thammachack, MA ’22, was named L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth this year for her work in mental health advocacy.Continue...

Student Advocacy Summit hosted by AMS

On Jan. 29, the Student Advocacy Summit was held for the first time in years. Various branches of the AMS collaborated to hold the event, which aimed to facilitate engagement between the student government and the Queen’s community.Continue...

Queen’s Tissue and Organ Donor Advocates encourages students to give the gift of life

“People shouldn’t be dying on a waitlist.”Continue...

Queen’s lacks the social advocacy, progress, and morality it prides itself on

I never expected to be involved in social justice and advocacy.Continue...

Queen’s student Jaylyn Watson awarded with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada AbbVie IBD Scholarship

Queen’s student Jaylyn Watson, Nurs’ 22, was awarded the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada AbbVie Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Scholarship.Continue...

Online discussion of social issues should be accompanied by offscreen advocacy

When it comes to societal change, mass media is an important site for representation and advocacy, but it still has limitations. While talking about social issues online is important, these discussions should be accompanied by tangible action.Continue...

Student Superheroes: Advocates for strong identity and mental health

You don’t need to watch every Avengers movie to know that most superheroes keep their identities secret. Though they help save people from everything...Continue...

Our failure to acknowledge different perspectives sets back our progress

When I was in my final year of high school at a diverse school, I remember telling my friends I was planning to accept my offer to Queen’s.Continue...

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