PACBIC Committee meetings will be paused for fall 2022. Meetings will resume in winter 2023.
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The President’s Advisory Committee on Building an Inclusive Community (PACBIC) aims to identify and anticipate issues affecting equity-seeking communities both within the University and relevant to those seeking access to the University, and to advise the President on such issues.

PACBIC Working Groups

Priorities and Planning (P&P) Read More About P&P

Priorities and Planning functions as a coordinating and steering committee of PACBIC

Disability, Inclusion, Madness, Accessibility, Neurodiversity (DIMAND) Read More About DIMAND

Disability, Inclusion, Madness, Accessibility, NeuroDiversity (DIMAND) Working Group endeavours to identify and recommend to the University, through PACBIC, the prevention and removal of barriers that persons with disabilities encounter on the main campus and other McMaster sites as well as through programs, policies, practices, and services provided by the University. 

First Nation, Métis and Inuit Priorities (FNMI) Read More About IEC

The Indigenous Education Council (IEC) and McMaster Indigenous Research Institute (MIRI) launched the Indigenous Strategic Directions on National Truth and Reconciliation Day – September 30, 2021

Gender and Sexuality (G&S) Read More About G&S

Advocating for gender and sexual diversity at McMaster

Interfaith (IF) Read More About IF

To foster awareness of and advocacy for various religious/spiritual identities at McMaster

Race, Racializiation and Racism (R3) Read More About R3

The R3 Working Group brings together Black, Indigenous and racialized students, staff and faculty to discuss race-related issues and how to bring down these barriers to ensure all racialized individuals thrive at McMaster