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May
11
Tue
Acknowledging and Addressing Racism Tickets
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

This workshop will help participants gain an understanding of how to recognize racism, how it can manifest, and what its impacts are. Participants will learn about strategies to address barriers to inclusive spaces, and become familiar with relevant tools, policies and legislation within the York context.

May
19
Wed
REDI: Creating and Maintaining Positive Space Tickets
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This is a “101” session that will explore gender and sexual diversity, as well as homophobia and transphobia specific to the campus experience. Learn about using inclusive language, being a supportive ally, campus resources, and creating safer spaces on campus for gender and sexually diverse students, staff and faculty.

Jun
1
Tue
REDI: Requesting and Accessing Accommodations Tickets
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Participants receive a detailed overview of the rights and responsibilities in the accommodations process based on the Ontario Human Rights Code, such as those involving disability (including mental health), creed (religion), and sex/gender.

In addition to learning how to request and respond to accommodation needs, participants will learn strategies that will assist in increasing inclusion and accessibility in the York community.

Jun
9
Wed
Challenging Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions Tickets
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This workshop will take a deep dive into forms of unconscious bias, and stereotyping that lead to microaggressions and discriminatory behaviour. Participants will explore effective strategies to challenge our biases, reframing our ways of thinking and strengthen the experience of inclusion for all. 

Jun
16
Wed
REDI: Acknowledging and Addressing Racism Tickets
Jun 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

This workshop will help participants gain an understanding of how to recognize racism, how it can manifest, and what its impacts are. Participants will learn about strategies to address barriers to inclusive spaces, and become familiar with relevant tools, policies and legislation within the York context.

Jun
29
Tue
REDI: Academic Integrity and Universal Design Tickets
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Participants will develop an understanding of universal design and academic integrity in an educational environment, and consider the ways universal design can become part of a teaching strategy.

Discussion and activities will offer opportunities for participants to obtain strategies for ensuring academic integrity while also providing inclusive learning experiences for all.

Jul
8
Thu
Racial Inclusion and Employment Equity Tickets
Jul 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

This workshop focuses on racism and discrimination in the workplace, highlighting the relevant policies and laws in place to support efforts that build healthy and inclusive workplace environments and culture.

Jul
14
Wed
REDI: Challenging Organizational Structures Tickets
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Participants will examine how organizational cultures can perpetuate systemic disadvantages for individuals and groups, and then consider how engagement can create positive impacts and change within organizational cultures.

Jul
27
Tue
REDI: Recognizing Resilience in Communities Tickets
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Participants will engage in discussions about community resilience in the face of disadvantage and hardship, examining the ways barriers and discrimination shape our perspective of communities under duress. The workshop will help participants consider how to engage and foster inclusivity across multiple groups and spaces.

Aug
10
Tue
Intervening on Racism Tickets
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please note that we strongly recommend participants to have attended at least one of the workshops above before attending this session. 

This workshop will be highly participation-based, and ask attendees to design strategies and practice tools to intervene on moments of racial discrimination, harassment, and microaggressions. Prior familiarity with these concepts is recommended.