We as a Union have been profoundly saddened by the recent events that have brought into a new perspective the issues of systemic and institutional racism that still exist in our society. We will continue to stand in solidarity with our Black students, staff and alumni and follow their lead on how to challenge inequalities and barriers they face. If any of the recent events have affected you and you would like to speak to someone:
If you want to help but you’re not sure how we would encourage you to check out these resources from some BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) activists and authors:
If you would like to lead a campaign here at ARU, you can speak to your Elected Officers about gaining additional support and platform space via your Students' Union.
Your Elected Officers: