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Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) Community of Practice. Indigenous inclusion 2.0 in collaboration with IndigenousWorks. Autumn 2021.

Funding available for students - Indigenous inclusion event (Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion)

"This session is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the history, challenges and opportunities related to indigenous inclusion in the workplace, and who aspires to promote and support a more inclusive work environment for Indigenous peoples."

Oct 12, 2021

 

Up to eight (8) current, eligible Social Sciences undergraduate students at McMaster will have the $59 registration fee reimbursed for the following:

What role do employers have in reconciliation and why is it important for students to know?

Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) and Indigenous Works are pleased to host CCDI’s Community of Practice event: Indigenous inclusion 2.0, which will take participants through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s recommendations related to the workplace, share locally relevant issues around Indigenous inclusion, and provide examples of ways employers can work toward meaningful reconciliation.

Who should attend?

  • This session is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the history, challenges and opportunities related to indigenous inclusion in the workplace, and who aspires to promote and support a more inclusive work environment for Indigenous peoples.
  • Current students who are interested in learning more about this topic to bring with you into your current or future workplace, or who be in a leadership or human resources role now or in the future in a paid or volunteer capacity.

What is the event format?

  • This session will be two and a half hours long and includes facilitated learning covering topics like the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, creating a Reconciliation Action Plan, using interactive tools such as breakout rooms, polls, and open discussion.

What date and time does the event take place?

  • The session is offered multiple times between October 5 - November 4 at varying times of day.

How do I apply for reimbursement to cover the registration fee?

To apply for funding, please email Ruthanne Talbot at talbotr@mcmaster.ca, providing the following information in the email:

  1. Your name;
  2. Your student number; and
  3. A brief statement of interest (max. 250 words) indicating why you are interested in attending, what you hope to learn, and how this event links to your academic studies and career interests.