Tag: Equity

  • May 1, 2024

    I donated a pen to our school’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Falcon Fest. Earlier this year, I ran the book fair. Just last week, a popcorn sale took place to support one of the clubs. Since the fall, two fundraising lunches have taken place during the week – Subway sandwiches and PizzaPizza pizza. Then,…

  • I asked what it’s like to be white

    I asked what it’s like to be white

    It must’ve come as quite a surprise when I raised my hand at the meeting and asked, “What is it like to be white?” I’d been preparing myself to ask the question since the last meeting a month ago. For the last few weeks, I’ve been updating a document I started to keep my thoughts…

  • Security at the airport

    Security at the airport

    There wasn’t a line to get to the security checkpoint at Calgary airport. I walked up, presented my boarding pass on my phone, it was scanned and I was let through. After being directed to the only line with other people in it, I began to fill the shallow white plastic bins with my belongings.…