2019/20 REDI© Professional Development

Earn a REDI© Certificate of Completion!

Attend at least three of our 2019-2020 workshops (90 minutes each) and complete our  REDI© Online Tutorial (it is advised that you complete the online tutorial prior to attending the workshops) to receive a REDI Certificate of Completion!

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2019-2020 REDI Registration Form (Machform)

List of REDI Workshops

Requesting and Accessing Accommodations

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.

Creating and Maintaining Positive Space

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.

In addition to being a component of the REDI© certificate, participants will earn a positive space sticker for display in offices or on personal effects.

Addressing and Responding to Sexual Harassment

In this interactive session, participants will examine various scenarios aimed at obtaining strategies and sharing best practices on how to identify, prevent, and respond to instances of sexual harassment on campus

Acknowledging and Addressing Racism

Participants gain an understanding of the impact of racially-based microaggressions and implicit bias. and obtain strategies on how to recognize and address these barriers to inclusive spaces on campus.

Academic Integrity and Universal Design

Participants 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.

Challenging Organizational Structures

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.

Freedom of Speech @ York University

This workshop is designed to strengthen participants understanding of fundamental freedom of speech rights in a Canadian context, and will explore current conflicts and resolutions in post-secondary institutions.

Recognizing Resilience in Communities

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.