What's Coming up?
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1092 Speers Road, Oakville (HMC)
- Includes training by Karamjit Sangha-Bosland and Mary Jane Farrish (Halton District School Board) on The Danger of a Single Story: Exploring Culturally Responsive Practices (This is Part 2 of the training from HEDR's May Membership Meeting - Part 1 of the presentation is located here)
RSVP with Paula if you would like to attend this training and/or meeting.
2. Save the Date!
Monday, Oct 6, 2014
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Milton Sports Centre Banquet Room
(605 Santa Maria Boulevard, Milton)
Keynote speaker is Rita Samson, Public Education and Outreach Officer, Ontario Human Rights Commission
Rita Samson’s keynote will provide an introduction to the Ontario Human Rights Code and the roles of the three organizations that make up Ontario’s human rights system. She will also introduce the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Policy on Competing Human Rights which provides a tool that organizations can use to deal with situations when the rights of two or more individuals or groups come into conflict. Following the presentation, participants will have an opportunity to work through a competing rights case study using the framework set out in the OHRC policy.
More speaker details and workshop information to come. Contact Paula to save your spot and register now!