What is the White Privilege Symposium – Canada?

  1. WPS – Canada is a conference that examines challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team building strategies to work toward a more equitable world.
  2. It is not a conference designed to attack, degrade or beat up on white folks.
  3. It is not a conference designed to rally white supremacist groups.
  4. WPS – Canada is a conference designed to examine issues of privilege beyond skin color. WPS- Canada is open to everyone and invites diverse perspectives to provide a comprehensive look at issues of privilege including: race, gender, sexuality, class, disability, etc. — the ways we all experience some form of privilege, and how we’re all affected by that privilege.
  5. WPS – Canada attracts students, professionals, activists, parents, and community leaders/members from diverse perspectives. WPS – Canada welcomes folks with varying levels of experience addressing issues of diversity, cultural competency, and multiculturalism.
  6. WPS – Canada is committed to a philosophy of “understanding, respecting and connecting.”