Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice - October 2021
Are you committed to equity and inclusion for oppressed and marginalized populations? Are you dedicated to furthering your personal and professional development? Do you live HHS’ Core Values of Respect, Caring, Innovation and Accountability for all? Then this program is for you.
Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice is perfect for people who are committed to social justice and believe in equity and inclusion for all. This course can be taken as a stand-alone, but it also builds on knowledge and concepts developed over other CFPD programs, including Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training, Compassionate Cross-Cultural Communication, and Ally in Action to provide attendees with a well-rounded education of equity, diversity and inclusion principles, identifying and removing systemic barriers, and taking personal responsibility for interrupting both interpersonal and systemic oppression
Date: 19-10-2021 Morning
Date: 26-10-2021 Morning
Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice
LEADS Domain: Lead Self
Learning Hours: 7
Cost (HHS Staff and Physicians): $FREE
Cost (Non-HHS): $50
Cost (CCHL): $50
Date: Tuesdays – October 19, 2021 AND October 26, 2021
Time: 8:30AM to 12:00PM
Location: Zoom (address provided after registration)
This course is open to all staff, physicians, and volunteers.
Shannon Kitchings, Human Rights and Inclusion Specialist, Hamilton Health Sciences
Emmeline Gregoroff, Human Rights and Inclusion Associate, Hamilton Health Sciences
Tiffany Roblin, Director, HR Employee Labour Relations and Human Rights, Hamilton Health Sciences
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Explain the principles of intersectional anti-racism: anti-oppression.
- Understand privileged and oppressed locations and identify how intersectionality impacts every individual’s experience of privilege and oppression.
- Describe dominant culture in Canada and how this benefits members of the dominant group at the expense of non-dominant groups.
- Learn how individuals can accept responsibility for their role in perpetuating oppression both interpersonally and systematically to bring about equitable change.
- Begin exploring how they can bring about equitable change for marginalized populations within their own personal and professional spheres.
Special Course Features:
Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice Resource Manual
Individuals who complete the four courses listed below, offered by the Human Rights and Inclusion Team via the Centre for People Development, will receive a certificate of completion:
- Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Positive Space Training
- Compassionate Cross-Cultural Communication
- Ally in Action: Striving for Social Justice in Your Personal and Professional Life
- Building Thriving Communities: Intersectional Anti-Racism: Anti-Oppression for Social Justice
Folks who have completed all four courses will gain a critical race analysis, share common language & understanding, will have demonstrated their commitment to improving equity, diversity and inclusion at HHS, and will have the tools to be Allies and equity champions on their teams. Folks who complete all four courses may be invited to participate on equity, diversity and inclusion related committees, task forces, etc.