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H.E.A.R.T Week: Workshop Series 2017!

When Jan 23, 2017 09:30 AM to
Jan 27, 2017 11:30 AM
Where MUSC
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The H.E.A.R.T. Workshop Series
Human Rights, Equity, Accessibility, Respect Toolkit (H.E.A.R.T.)

The H.E.A.R.T. workshops are free. Space is limited so registration is required. Complete at least 3 workshops for a Certificate of Attendance.

An Introduction to Human Rights at McMaster
Monday, January 23rd, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in MUSC 311
An introduction to human rights legislation and policies.

Positive Space Workshop
Monday, January 23rd, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in MUSC 311
Increase your awareness about the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+-identified persons. Upon completion, you’ll receive a poster to signify your workshop completion.

Accessibility 101
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in MUSC 311
Enhance your understanding of accessibility in the McMaster context and develop skills to advance accessibility on campus.

What’s In A Word: Insult or Inclusion?
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in MUSC 206/207
Enhance your ability to build inclusion through the everyday use of words and phrases that focus on diversity.

An Introduction to the “Duty to Accommodate”
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in MUSC 311
Learn the “duty to accommodate” in the classroom and workplace and about key terms such as “reasonable” and “undue hardship”.


Challenging Islamophobia on Campus
Thursday, January 26th, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in MUSC 311
A workshop focused on Islamophobia: What it is, what it looks like and how to challenge it on campus.

Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence
Thursday, January 26th, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in MUSC 311
In this workshop, participants will learn how to best respond to and support survivors of sexual violence on campus.

Anti-Racism Workshop
Friday, January 27th, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in MUSC 311
Increase your awareness of what racism is and familiarize yourself with concepts including cultural appropriation and reverse racism.

Website: equity.mcmaster.ca  


Registration, information and to request individualized accommodations: 905.525.9140 ext. 27581 or equity@mcmaster.ca 

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