Connections & Conversations

The Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office within the Division of Human Resources & Equity works closely with and supports Connections and Conversations at U of T. Connections and Conversation is an affinity group for racialized U of T staff and their supporters. Connections and Conversations organizes campus specific and tri-campus events to encourage cross portfolio, cross divisional and cross campus collaboration to provide a community of support and opportunities for mentorship and professional development.

Connections and Conversations works with the University in fostering learning, working and living environments that are racially equitable, diverse and inclusive.

UTM Chapter

UTSG Chapter

UTSC Chapter

Rendering of community green space in King's College Circle

Tri-Campus Events

Connections and Conversations hosts an annual tri-campus gathering. This initiative provides a space for attendees to participate in critical dialogue and action planning to manifest the University’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion into strategic initiatives.


Now is the time for organizational courage – drawing together our individual acts of courage.

– Professor Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost