The Clubs & Leadership Development Resource Library holds links to all the resources and documents related to joining or starting a club, leadership workshops, equity, diversity, inclusion and access in leadership and more.
- Clubs and groups
These resources are designed for those looking to get involved in clubs as well as those who are already involved in the club’s community.
Getting involved at U of T
- Learn why getting involved matters outlines the benefits of getting involved outside the classroom.
- Types of student organizations at U of T explains the differences between the many types of student groups at U of T.
- Find a club on the Student Organization Portal where you can search for a club based on the campus, group name or any keywords. You can also search for current club events or membership recruitment opportunities.
Starting a club
- How to start a club brings together key resources including helpful timelines, handbooks, policies to follow and additional workshop and staff support.
- SOP Constitution Template (DOCX) is a Word document template that students can use to help develop their own club constitution.
- Clubs Essential Training Workshops is a series of workshops designed to provide the tools and support that club leaders need to be a contributing member of the clubs community.
- Campus Life Resource Lounge (PDF) document that outlines the space and resources available to students to use in the lounge and resources to borrow.
- Club Planning Timeline (DOCX) is a guide for student groups with tips for preparing for the upcoming school year.
- Sponsorship & Fundraising (DOCX) provides sponsorship tips and outlines many potential funding resources for groups on campus.
Transitioning your club to the next academic year
For club executives:
- Transition Document for Club Executive (PDF) can help club executives transition over all the important information for their specific role.
- Transitional Document for General Club Information (PDF) is a document that helps executives keep track of important club information year after year.
- Attend a Leadership Fundamentals program or conference: These programs help you learn more about yourself and how you fit into the world of leadership.
- Attend a Leadership in Practice program or conference: These programs are well suited for those who understand the basics of leadership and are currently practicing leadership.
- Attend a Leadership in Action program or conference: These programs provide experienced leaders with an action plan focused on the social change model of leadership.
- Self-directed leadership learning exercises (snapshots and modules)
- Equity, diversity and inclusion education
Expand your EDI knowledge through this list of asynchronous resources built to support all levels of learning! At the bottom, you will also find a workbook to help you reflect and put theory into action.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just starting out
- The Difference Between Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, Ritu Bhasin, 3-minute video
- Equality, Equity, and Social Justice, 2.5 minutes
- What Is Inclusion - Inclusion Imperative, 2-minute video
- Equity and Equality, 4-minute video OR Equity vs. Equality, 4.5 minutes
- What is intersectionality, 3-minute video
- Teens talking about microaggressions, 2-minute video
- SNIPPET: Microaggressions in the Classroom, 2.5-minute video
- 5 Tips for being an ally, 2-minute video
- Systemic Racism Explained, 4.5-minute video
Getting More in Depth
- Everyday practices of transformative justice,15-minute video
- Take these three free courses on reconciliation and Indigenous Education
- The body is not an apology article library
- Toward a Theory of Anti-Oppressive Education
- Articles, toolkits, and factsheets from Critical Resistance
- Harm, Punishment, and Abolition with Mariame Kaba
- Self Care, Self Soothing, Community and Structural Care
- Indigenous Ally Toolkit
- RAVEN Framework for responding to microaggressions
- What is anti-oppression?
- A Gen Z Guide to Inclusivity
- Identity, power, privilege and oppression, 6-minute video
- TedTalk by Jerry Kang about implicit bias and how the stereotypes we have influence how we see & behave, 13-minute video
- Kimberle Crenshaw speaks on intersectionality and calls on us to bear witness to this reality and speak up for victims of prejudice,18-minute video
- How to let go of being a "good" person — and become a better person, Dolly Chugh, 12 minutes
- Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- How to be an Antiracist Ibram X. Kendi
- Queer a graphic history by Meg-John Barker
- Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
- The Skin We Are In by Desmond Cole***
- Do Better: Spiritual Activism for Fighting and Healing from White Supremacy by Rachel Ricketts
- Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement By Angela Davis*
- Harm, Punishment, and Abolition with Mariame Kaba
- Colour Code
- Intersectionality Matters!
- Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
- Finding Our way
- Code Switch - NPR
- Smarter in Seconds series by @blairimani
- Schuyler Bailar- @pinkmantaray
- Book reports (highlights) by @alokvmenon
Reflection Workbook - 5 Reflective Questions