RDR DEVELOPED DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION TOOLS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR FREE.

Free and public resources including Journals, Practice Briefs, Webinars, White Papers, and Guides.

CONFERENCES

2016

* Human Rights Based-Data Collection, Building Inclusive Workplace (2016) – Bipasha Choudhry, Ontario Human Rights Commission

* Race & Organizational Data Collection (2016) – Dr. Bobby Siu, York University

* Racialization and Precarious Work (2016) – Dr. Stephanie Premji, McMaster University

2015

* Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into our DNA: Successes, Pitfalls and Challenges (2015) – Dr. Denise O’Neil Green, Ryerson University

* Strategic Planning: Diversity and Inclusion (2015) – Waheeda Rahman, Scarborough Hospital

* RDR Organizational Self Assessment: A Tool for Change (2015) – Andrew Taylor, Taylor Newberry Inc.

2014

* Workplace Mental Health Program (2014) – Sarika Gundu, CMHA

* Managing Mental Health in the Workplace (2014) – Sarika Gundu, CMHA

* DEI Speech (2014) – Debbie Douglas, OCASI

* The Journey Ahead: Equity and INclusion at the Peel District School Board (2014) – Jewel Amoah, Peel District School Board

* Achieving Social and Economic Equity: How Do We Get There? I (2014) – Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, City of Toronto

* Achieving Social and Economic Equity: How Do We Get There? II (2014) – Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, City of Toronto

* Champions for Inclusion: Towards Professional Practice (2014) Part 1 | Part 2 – Saleha Khan, Ontario Police College

2013

* Equity in the Workplace (2013) – Ceta Ramkhalawansigh, City of Toronto

* Champion for Inclusion: Everyone can Be & All of us Can…(2013) – Saleha Khan, Ontario Police College

* The Role of Government in Creating an Inclusive Society (2013) – Navdeep Bains

* Navdeep Bains Keynote Address (2013) – Navdeep Bains

PRESENTATIONS

* Along this Unique Journey: Exploring Equity Frameworks
Sharon Douglas, United Way Peel Region / Past RDR Chair

How do multiple stakeholders with different approaches to equity and diversity work together? This presentation explores different approaches to equity and diversity within organizations.

Building Equitable Leadership Partnerships (2008)
Sharon Douglas, United Way Peel Region / Past RDR Chair

This presentation was given at the 2008 Pillar Nonprofit Network’s Community Action Forum. It discusses the importance of having “diversity champions” in leadership positions throughout the organization and identifies strategies to equitably engage and partner with non-traditional networks.

Incorporation or Fiscal Sponsorship? Lessons From the Community (2012)

IOHRC Take it Local Peel: A Municipal Update on Human Rights (2015) English | French

PRACTICE BRIEFS

2013

Equity Frameworks (2015)

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2013

Building Equitable Partnerships Between ‘Mainstream’ Organizations and Organizations Serving Diverse Groups (2013)

Charitable Legal Status (2013)

Data Collection (2013)

Developing an Outreach Strategy (2013)

Developing and Managing a Diverse Human Resource Base through Equitable Hiring (2013)

Effective Implementation of a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy (2013)

Evaluating Organizational Diversity (2013)

HIV/AIDS Policy Development (2013)

Inclusive Workplace Policies: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA) (2013)

Inclusive Workplace Policies: Dress Codes in the Workplace (2013)

Language/Multilanguage Services (2013)

Let’s Show the World: Promising Practices on Diversity and Equity from Peel (2013)

LGBTTIQQ2S (2013)

Professional Development (2013)

Social Enterprise (2013)

Under Representation of Visible Minorities in the Workplace

Young Workers and Older Workers – Bridging the Generation Gap (2013)

What’s in a Name? Fiscal Sponsorship or ‘Structured Agreements’ (2013)

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TOUGH QUESTIONS
CAFÉ

2016

* It’s 2015: Which Women Have Arrived? (2016) – Sandeep Tatla, Ontario College of Trades

2015

* Free Speech in a Diverse Community (2015) – John Cruickshank, The Toronto Star

* Freedom of Speech & Hate Speech: Legal Limits, Social Impact (2015) – Balpreet Singh, World Sikh Organization

* Freedom of Expression NOT Freedom from Expression (2015) – Danielle McLaughlin, Civil Liberties Association of Canada

* Political Cartoons (2015) – Sue Dewar, The Toronto Sun

* Systemic Oppression in Peel: Perception of Reality Growing the Learning (2015)

* Developing a Welcome the World Mindset (2015) – Jim Grieve, Retired Teachers of Ontario/ Les enseignantes et enseignants retraités de l’Ontario

* Systemic Oppression in Peel: Perception or Reality? (2015) – Jim Grieve, Retired Teachers of Ontario/ Les enseignantes et enseignants retraités de l’Ontario

2013

* Peel’s Arts and Culture: Canadian Enough, eh? (2013) – Tina Chu

* How do we resolve increasing challenges to putting theory and policy into practice – Part 1 | Part 2

* Competing Human Rights – Cherie Robertson, Ontario Human Rights Commission

* Multiculturalism and Human Rights – the Increasing Challenge of Competing Rights (and putting theory and policy into practice) (2013) – Karen Mock

2011

* Competing Human Rights – Karen Mock

* Culture Matters (2011)

* Panellists Interview – Part 1 | Part 2

WEBINARS

* DEI 101: Why Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion? (2015)

WHITE PAPERS

2016

* Increasing Access to Mental Health and Substance use Services and Supports for Peel’s Racialized Youth (2016) – Ghada Khoraych, Knowledge Exchange Lead CAMH

* Shifting Community Understandings Through Conversation: A White Paper on the Tough Questions Cafe Model (2016) – Tina Chu, Community Advocate

2013

* Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel: An Overview and Critical Reflection (2013) – Download

* Measuring an Organization’s Progress Along the Diversity and Inclusion Continuum (2013) – Download