Condemning Anti-Semitic Violence at Queen’s
February 3, 2021
KINGSTON, ON – Upon learning about the zoom hack that occurred yesterday, the AMS wishes to offer support to students who have been impacted. The AMS acknowledges that this event has affected many of our Jewish students on our campus. We condemn all acts of violence, hate, and discrimination and are angered by this display of anti-Semitism, especially in an academic and learning environment.
- We have offered our support to Queen’s Hillel and will follow up to ensure we offer whatever support or resources they need.
- We have discussed this act of violence with the Principal’s office and were told that they are contacting Kingston police to begin an investigation into the matter.
- We will continue the conversation with Queen’s University to ensure they uphold promises they have made to facilitate a proper investigation occurs.
The AMS acknowledges that Jewish students are typically burdened by being the sole advocates against anti-Semitic acts at Queen’s University. We encourage our student body to stand up and speak out against these acts of violence and discrimination.
Hillel Queen’s Resources Page
Queen’s Faith and Spiritual Life
Empower Me is a 24/7 phone service for crisis situations and scheduled sessions that allows students to connect with qualified counselors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. The password required to access the service is studentcare.
Queen’s University Equity Services
Student Wellness Services
Telephone Aid Line Kingston
Peer Support Centre
Alma Mater Society (AMS) – //www.myams.org
The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 18,000 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. There are over 1,000 student volunteers and 700 paid staff