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H.E.A.R.T. Workshop Series Human Rights, Equity, Accessibility, Respect Toolkit (H.E.A.R.T.)

When Nov 13, 2017 09:30 AM to
Nov 17, 2017 12:00 PM
Where MUSC
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McMaster University’s Equity and Inclusion Office Presents
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.

 

Human Rights Fundamentals:

An introduction to human rights legislation and policies.

Monday, November 13, 2017: 9:30am – 11:30am | MUSC: Room 318

An Introduction to the Duty to Accommodate:
Learn about the “duty to accommodate” in the classroom and workplace and about key terms such as “reasonable” and “undue hardship”.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017: 9:30am – 11:30am | MUSC: Room 318

Anti-Racism Workshop:

Increase your awareness of what racism is and familiarize yourself with concepts including cultural appropriation and “reverse racism”.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017: 1:30pm – 3:30pm | MUSC: Room 318

 

Challenging Islamophobia on Campus:

Islamophobia: What it is, what it looks like and how to challenge it on campus.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017: 9:30am – 11:30am | MUSC: Room 311/313

Accessibility 101:

Enhance your understanding of accessibility in the McMaster context and develop skills to advance accessibility on campus.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017: 1:30pm – 3:30pm | MUSC: Room 311/313

 

What’s In A Word: Insult or Inclusion?

Discuss how to build inclusion through the everyday use of words and phrases that focus on diversity.

Thursday, November 16, 2017: 9:30am – 11:30am | MUSC: Room 318

 

Positive Space:

Increase your awareness about the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+ persons. Upon completion, you’ll receive a poster to signify your workshop completion.

Thursday, November 16, 2017: 1:30pm – 3:30pm | MUSC: Room 318


Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence:

Participants will learn how to respond to and support survivors of sexual violence on campus.

Friday, November 17, 2017: 10:00am – 12:00pm | MUSC: Room 311/313


Website: equity.mcmaster.ca

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