Posted August 11, 2020 by Shauna Fenwick and Michael Keller
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What might be possible if we used a development lens?

Many leaders and Organizational Development (OD) practitioners are at the edge of their current understandings and need to learn new ways of approaching organizational change. Developmental theory suggests the next step isn’t necessarily more courses on how-to, but a broadened mindset and the ability to truly work from a systems perspective.

Posted August 6, 2020 by ‘Naa-mehl Marcia Turner
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Unpacking the Term “White Privilege”

In 1990, Peggy McIntosh released her influential essay, “White privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack.” Aimed at a white audience, this essay endeavoured to move the conversation on anti-racism forward by debunking the myth of meritocracy

Posted July 28, 2020 by Wanda Krause

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Posted July 14, 2020 by School of Leadership Studies
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“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”

~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu

In the face of ongoing racism in Canada and its institutions, including Universities, the School of Leadership Studies (SoLS) stands in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter and other movements to end racism against Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC).