Hope Eduan Alica
Hope (she/her) is an immigrant settler born and raised in Uganda. She took the opportunity to start her post-graduate education on the unceded lands of Lheidli T’enneh, where she acquired her diploma in Criminology. She is in her final semester for a BA in Sociology and a certificate in Social Justice at Simon Fraser University located on Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories.
She is currently serving a term as the Co-Chair of the SFU Black Caucus, advocating for anti-racist representation facilitated through community building. Hope is currently working as a Research and Administrative Assistant at SFSS. Before this, Hope served in the field of social services, working with populations experiencing addictions, those experiencing a lack of housing and others reintegrating post-incarceration.
Hope now seeks to explore ways to meaningfully advocate for collective liberation that acknowledges intersectionality by using anti-oppressive and community-engaged approaches. She is passionate about racial equity and sex workers’ rights. When not working or studying, she enjoys spending time with friends, taking walks, reading, painting, and dancing.