Summer 2021 REDI© Professional Development

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Earn a REDI© Certificate of Completion!

Attend at least three of our REDI 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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List of REDI Workshops

Addressing and Responding to Sexual Harassment

In this interactive session, participants will become familiar with the legislation and policies that define sexual harassment and gain a general understanding of why sexual harassment continues to be pervasive in our society. Attendees 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.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Zoom Registration

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.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom Registration

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.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Zoom Registration

Acknowledging and Addressing Racism

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.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Zoom Registration

Academic Integrity and Universal Design

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.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Zoom Registration

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.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Zoom Registration

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.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom Registration

Freedom of Speech @ York University

REI will not be delivering the Freedom of Speech workshop in summer 2021. Stay tuned for updates and fall/winter sessions for 2021-2022!