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H.E.A.R.T. Workshop Series 2018

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, May 14, 2018: 9:30am – 11:30am | OJN: Room 111


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.

Monday, May 14, 2018: 1:30pm – 3:30pm | OJN: Room 111


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, May 15, 2018: 9:30am – 11:30am | OJN: Room 111


Anti-Racism Workshop:

Increase your awareness of what racism is and familiarize yourself with concepts

including cultural appropriation and “reverse racism”.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018: 1:30pm – 3:30pm | OJN: Room 111


Challenging Islamophobia on Campus:

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

Wednesday, May 16, 2018: 9:30am – 11:30am | OJN: Room 111


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.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018: 1:30pm – 3:30pm | OJN: Room 111


Accessibility 101:

Enhance your understanding of accessibility in the McMaster context and develop skills

to advance accessibility on campus.

Thursday, May 17, 2018: 9:30am – 11:30am | OJN: Room 111


Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence:

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

Friday, May 18, 2018: 10:30am – 12:30pm | OJN: Room 111



Registration, information and to discuss individualized accommodations: 905.525.9140 ext. 27581 or