The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) contributes to York University’s vision of social justice and accessible education.
We strive to build a respectful, equitable, diverse and inclusive (REDI) community by advancing, promoting, and upholding human rights at York in accordance with provincial human rights legislation and the University’s policies.
What We Offer You
Assistance with Human Rights Questions or Concerns
The CHR recieves and processes human rights concerns and complaints brought forward by York students, faculty, and staff.
The CHR designs customized and core human rights curriculum and provides a variety of training sessions throughout the year.
The CHR hosts a variety of events throughout the year aimed at engaging the York community on human rights.
Funding for Human Rights Initiatives
The CHR’s supports student group projects, events or new initiatives that seek to enhance a REDI community at York University through its Equity and Diversity Fund (EDF).
The CHR publishes a variety of resources regarding human rights at York, including factsheets on human rights policies, and data on human rights at York
The CHR operates a number of student teams that help support the creation of a REDI environment at York.