Cracks in the Concrete



New Reflections, Ongoing Conversation, March 16-18 2018


Check out the conference schedule.


  • Panel discussions and interactive workshops
  • Live music, and a cocktail party
  • Massage, meditation, more!

Special guests

Juno Award winning band, A Tribe Called Red


Registration is now closed, but drop-ins are welcome :)

Ticket Sales

With gratitude

Thank you to the following organizations for making this conference possible:

  • CFUV Radio
  • UVic School of Environmental Studies
  • UVic Department of Gender Studies
  • UVic French Department
  • UVic Social Justice Studies Program
  • Norah McRae & UVic Office of Community University Engagement
  • UVic Faculty of Social Sciences
  • UVic Women's Centre
  • UVic Faculty of Education
  • UVic School of Public Health & Social Policy
  • UVic Office of Community University Engagement


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Conference Poster (JPG 1MB)           

Tribe Called Red poster (JPG 2 MB)

Cocktail Party poster (JPG 1MB)

Territory Acknowledgement 

VIPIRG acknowledges that this event takes place on unceded and unsurrendered Lekwungen and WSÁNÉC territories.


  • Bus tickets available
  • Childcare available
  • ASL available

Please contact us by March 2 2018 at noon to pre-arrange specific accessibility options


After the conference, we'd love to hear your feedback through our online survey!