Inclusive Communities: Strategies for Enhancing Racial Equity and Inclusion

Dear NRP families,

I would like to share two community events hosted by Jen McCutcheon. Jen is serving in our neighbourhood area as the Co-chair of UHill Elementary School PAC, the Electoral Area A Director on Metro Vancouver’s Board of Directors, and on the Mayors’ Council for Regional Transportation. (For more information, please visit her website

Thank you.

Sun / PAC Chair

Hello UNA/UBC/UEL Communities,

We have a busy few weeks with two important Electoral Area Engagement Sessions. First, on Wednesday April 28 from 7:00-8:30pm, please join me for a session on Inclusive Communities: Strategies for Enhancing Racial Equity and Inclusion

Many of us strive to live in and contribute to inclusive communities.  Join experts Councillor Trish Mandewo and Dr. Beth Hirsh to learn more about how our seemingly innocent choices may contribute to racial bias or hinder inclusion within our communities and workplaces. We will discuss strategies that each of us can use to actively promote racial equity and inclusion here on the UBC Peninsula and beyond. See the attached flyer for more information.

Inclusive Communities: Strategies for Enhancing Racial Equity and Inclusion.  Wednesday April 28th, 7:00-8:30pm on Zoom:

Then, the following week (Wednesday May 5 from 7:00-8:30pm) we will be joined by representatives from TransLink to learn more about their Transport 2050 Plan and the potential SkyTrain extension to UBC. Come learn more and give your input! 

TransLink Update on the UBC SkyTrain Extension.  Wednesday May 5th, 7:00-8:30pm on Zoom:

You can also take the TransLink survey here:

As always, send me an email if you have any questions, suggestions or concerns.
Stay safe, and I hope to see you on Zoom these next two Wednesdays.

Jen McCutcheon, Director
Metro Vancouver Director for Electoral Area A
Mayor’s Council on Regional Transportation
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