Social Issues Commission

SIC announces Equity Grant to compensate students

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

Former AMS Social Issues Commissioner Bunisha Samuels awarded legal scholarship to pursue anti-racist efforts

Bunisha Samuels, ArtSci ’20, has been named one of the first recipients in a new Scotiabank program for law students intending to pursue anti-racist advocacy in their legal careers.Continue...

AMS Social Issues Commission collaborates with University on workshop series for Gender-Based Violence Awareness Month

For Gender-Based­ Violence Awareness Month, the AMS Social Issues Commission (SIC) and the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO) are exploring the effects of intersectionality on how survivors cope, heal, and find support.Continue...

Peer Support Centre launches partnership with CARED

The Peer Support Centre (PSC) has partnered with the Committee Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination (CARED) to provide support for Black and Indigenous and/or Persons of Colour (BIPOC).Continue...

AMS Social Issue Commission hosts workshop on Intervention & Awareness

On Mar. 18, the AMS Social Issues Commission held an active bystander workshop focused on oppression in everyday life.Continue...

Barb Lotan speaks to sexual violence response efforts this past year

For Queen’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator Barb Lotan, the past school year has shown a strong commitment from the University towards better addressing sexual violence on campus.Continue...

AMS collaborates with University to introduce Black History Month Grant

Available for the first time this year through the AMS Social Issues Commission, the Black History Month Grant is available to black student groups on campus upon application. Created in October, the purpose of the money is to provide tangible support for Black History Month programming on campus.Continue...