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H.E.A.A.R.T. Workshop Series

Human Rights, Equity, Accessibility, Anti-Racism Toolkit

Registration is Now Open

Register for our Spring/Summer 2021 series by clicking on the links below. Spots are limited.

All sessions will be taking place on Zoom.

Land Acknowledgement Register Now

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
10:00am-12:00pm

How to meaningfully engage with land acknowledgements within our communities and institutions.

Human Rights Fundamentals Register Now

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
1:30pm-3:30pm

An introduction to human rights legislation and policies.

Accessibility 101 Register Now

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021
10:00am-12:00pm

Enhance your understanding of accessibility and develop beginner skills to advance accessibility within the McMaster context.

Digital Accessibility 101 Register Now

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
1:30pm-3:30pm

Learn 7 core skills for creating accessible digital content.

Accessible Presentation Techniques Register Now

Thursday, June 3
10:00am-12:00pm

Participants will be introduced to accessible presentation practices and techniques in online settings.

Anti-Racism Workshop Register Now

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Thursday, June 3, 2021
1:30pm-3:30pm

Increase your awareness of racism and anti-racism along with concepts including privilege and oppression.

Accessible Teaching and Learning Register Now

Friday, June 4, 2021
10:00am-12:00pm

Accessibility in online and tech-enabled teaching and learning.

Supporting Survivors 1: Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence Register Now

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Monday, June 7, 2021
9:30am-11:30am

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

What's in a Word: Insult or Inclusion? Register Now

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Monday, June 7, 2021
1:30pm-3:30pm

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

Supporting Survivors 2: Family, Friends, Partners: Navigating Long-Term Support Register Now

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
9:30am-11:30am

Participants will learn about long-term, trauma-informed support in their role as a family member, friend, or partner of a survivor.

Participants are expected to have a base-level knowledge of sexual violence from attending a previous Responding to Disclosures workshop, or similar.

An Introduction to the Duty to Accommodate Register Now

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
1:30pm-3:30pm

Learn about the “duty to accommodate” in the classroom and workplace and about key terms such as “reasonable” and “undue hardship.”

Positive Space Register Now

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
9:30am-11:30am

Increase your awareness about the lives and experiences of 2SLGBTQ+ persons, and steps to take towards building more inclusive spaces.

Cultural Appropriation Register Now

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
1:30pm-3:30pm

Appropriation or appreciation: where is the line?

Challenging Islamophobia on Campus Register Now

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Thursday, June 10, 2021
9:30am-11:30am

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