Social Issues Commission

AMS announces new External Social Issues Commissioner

The AMS announced Dreyden George, ArtSci ’26, will step into the new position of External Social Issues Commissioner after being hired last week.Continue...

AMS implements policy changes to Social Issues Commission

After the termination of the Social Issues Commissioner (SIC) in July, the AMS is planning on implementing policy changes throughout the organization.Continue...

AMS terminates Social Issues Commissioner

The AMS terminated the 2022-23 AMS Social Issues Commissioner (SIC) leading into the Canada Day long weekend.Continue...

SIC advocates for equity grants in upcoming referendum

The Social Issues Commission (SIC) is seeking to establish three equity grants in the upcoming winter referendum.Continue...

AMS releases 2022 EDII commitments report

The AMS released its 2022 EDII Commitments Report in a press release on Jan. 16.Continue...

Student group alleges anti-Semitism at AMS-hosted event

On Nov. 9, the Social Issues Commission (SIC), Queen’s Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED), and Levana Gender Advocacy Centre held an event on navigating colonial institutions and intersectional student activism with guest speaker Ericka Hart.Continue...

‘This is an opportunity for us to be critical’: Policing beyond homecoming

During the weekends of Oct. 16 and 23, interactions between Queen’s students and the Kingston police were intensely charged.Continue...

AMS survey alleges disproportionate targeting of students of colour by police

In response to Queen’s $350,000 payment to the City of Kingston ahead of Homecoming celebrations in October and the subsequent petition against over-policing propelled by the AMS, the Social Issues Commission (SIC) is asking students to share their experiences with Kingston Police in an anonymous form .

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Walkout saw thousands gathered at Summerhill

“Hey hey, ho ho, patriarchy has got to go!”Continue...

SIC announces Equity Grant to compensate students

The Social Issues Commission (SIC) announced an Equity Grant open to student applicants until April 16.Continue...

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