EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION TRAINING

EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION TRAINING

The Hamilton Centre for Civic inclusion is committed to supporting Hamilton and its people, groups, institutions, businesses, and organizations in initiating and sustaining processes which promote equity and create welcoming and inclusive environments in all areas of civic life. Since our inception, we have developed and shared an extensive amount of training and educational resources with the community. We are proud to offer Equity, Diversity and Inclusion training to help organizations develop skilled, dynamic and diverse workforce, and to offer Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism training to groups looking to directly address oppressive systems and situations in our society.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training

HCCI’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training is a workplace transformation program that enables businesses, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations to become more successful by embracing the benefits of a skilled, dynamic and diverse workforce.

Program formats

Full-day workshop (7 hours) $2,037 plus HST

Half-day workshop (4 hours) $1,287 plus HST

    EDI Program Scope

    • Organizational assessment and diversity action planning
    • Policy development and review using diversity as a lens
    • Training at all levels
    • Staff recruitment and retention strategies
    • Marketing and communication of diversity initiatives
    • Coaching to support project implementation
    • Benchmarking and evaluation

    EDI Program Outcomes

    • Understanding how a diverse workforce can positively affect your bottom line
    • Awareness of the multiple levels of value that diversity brings
    • Creating a vibrant environment where people want to work
    • Becoming more knowledgeable about employees, volunteers, and clients
    • Identifying specific barriers and opportunities within the own organization
    • Changing policy and implementing pilot projects
    • Accessing needed resources
    • Evaluating progress and establishing new goals

    The Hamilton Centre for Civic inclusion is committed to supporting Hamilton and its people, groups, institutions, businesses, and organizations in initiating and sustaining processes which promote equity and create welcoming and inclusive environments in all areas of civic life. Since our inception, we have developed and shared an extensive amount of training and educational resources with the community. We are proud to offer Equity, Diversity and Inclusion training to help organizations develop skilled, dynamic and diverse workforce, and to offer Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racism training to groups looking to directly address oppressive systems and situations in our society.

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training

    HCCI’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training is a workplace transformation program that enables businesses, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations to become more successful by embracing the benefits of a skilled, dynamic and diverse workforce.

    Program formats

    Full-day workshop (7 hours) $2,037 plus HST

    Half-day workshop (4 hours) $1,287 plus HST

      EDI Program Scope

      • Organizational assessment and diversity action planning
      • Policy development and review using diversity as a lens
      • Training at all levels
      • Staff recruitment and retention strategies
      • Marketing and communication of diversity initiatives
      • Coaching to support project implementation
      • Benchmarking and evaluation

      EDI Program Outcomes

      • Understanding how a diverse workforce can positively affect your bottom line
      • Awareness of the multiple levels of value that diversity brings
      • Creating a vibrant environment where people want to work
      • Becoming more knowledgeable about employees, volunteers, and clients
      • Identifying specific barriers and opportunities within the own organization
      • Changing policy and implementing pilot projects
      • Accessing needed resources
      • Evaluating progress and establishing new goals

      Anti-Oppression / Anti-Racism Training

      Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion provides anti-oppression and anti-racism training to groups to empower them to address oppressive and racists situations and systems they may be challenged by. The training involves frameworks, in-depth modules, and hands-on workshops. Participants are equipped to recognize and address the many shapes and formats of oppression, such as racism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, sexism, patriarchy, ableism, ageism and more. The training acknowledges that power and privilege if not used positively, can be detrimental to the functioning of communities, businesses, groups, and individuals.

      Identifying Oppression

      Oppression is the use of power to marginalize or disempower an entire social group or category, often while it further provides advantages to those in positions of power. Before challenging and mitigating oppression, it is imperative to identify and understand oppression and the consequences it has on society and individuals.

      Systems of Oppression

      Systematic barriers, such as policies, procedures, or situations, often create disadvantageous positions for certain groups of people. Understanding the prevalence of these oppressive belief systems is the key to developing equitable outcomes and social solidarity. 

      Impacts of Oppression

      Certain people experience social and systemic forms of oppression because of their intersecting identities. In order to address oppression and prepare to challenge it directly, it is critical to be able to identify, observe, and acknowledge the actual oppression that individuals and groups are experiencing in their unique contexts.

      Addressing Oppression

      To address oppression, diverse strategies and tactics are required such as lobbying, online activism, organizing events, and creating policies. Through applied individual and group exercises, HCCI’s anti-oppression and anti-racism training engages participants through case studies and simulations of real-life scenarios.

      Anti-Oppression / Anti-Racism Training

      Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion provides anti-oppression and anti-racism training to groups to empower them to address oppressive and racists situations and systems they may be challenged by. The training involves frameworks, in-depth modules, and hands-on workshops. Participants are equipped to recognize and address the many shapes and formats of oppression, such as racism, homophobia, transphobia, islamophobia, sexism, patriarchy, ableism, ageism and more. The training acknowledges that power and privilege if not used positively, can be detrimental to the functioning of communities, businesses, groups, and individuals.

      Identifying Oppression

      Oppression is the use of power to marginalize or disempower an entire social group or category, often while it further provides advantages to those in positions of power. Before challenging and mitigating oppression, it is imperative to identify and understand oppression and the consequences it has on society and individuals.

      Systems of Oppression

      Systematic barriers, such as policies, procedures, or situations, often create disadvantageous positions for certain groups of people. Understanding the prevalence of these oppressive belief systems is the key to developing equitable outcomes and social solidarity. 

      Impacts of Oppression

      Certain people experience social and systemic forms of oppression because of their intersecting identities. In order to address oppression and prepare to challenge it directly, it is critical to be able to identify, observe, and acknowledge the actual oppression that individuals and groups are experiencing in their unique contexts.

      Addressing Oppression

      To address oppression, diverse strategies and tactics are required such as lobbying, online activism, organizing events, and creating policies. Through applied individual and group exercises, HCCI’s anti-oppression and anti-racism training engages participants through case studies and simulations of real-life scenarios.

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      Hamilton Center for Civic Inclusion 

      423 King Street East
      Hamilton ON, L8N 1C5

      (905) 297 4694

      info@hcci.ca

      423 King Street East, Hamilton ON, L8N 1C5

      (905) 297-4694