Office of Human Rights and Equity Services
Welcome to the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES). Our Office works with campus and community members to ensure that McMaster University is a place where all students, staff and faculty can learn, work and live in an inclusive and barrier-free environment that fosters equality, respect and accessibility.
HRES has three core program areas:
For more information, please Contact Us.
- The HRES Team
The Office will be closed on Monday, November 3rd and Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 for an annual planning retreat.
Accessibility 101 & Duty to Accommodate Workshops
The MacAccessibility Program, in the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services, invites you to two free workshops this fall:
An Introduction to the “Duty to Accommodate”
Space is limited, therefore, advance registration is required. For more information or to register please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-525-9140 x 27581. Attend one workshop or attend them both. These workshops are eligible towards a certificate of completion for the Human rights, Equity, Accessibility, Respect Toolkit (H.E.A.R.T.) workshop series, of which more workshops will be offered in the winter term.
New Staff and New Role
Please join the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services in welcoming new staff to our team. Tomee Sojourner and Glenn Walsh have recently began in the role of Complaint Resolution and Equity Specialist. Also, our existing staff member, Pilar Michaud, has moved into the role of Senior Human Rights Officer. We are excited for the growth of our team!
All That Glitters
McMaster Anti-Violence Network and McMaster Campus Ministries Council
"All That Glitters"
Jewellery and Handbag Sale
Donations of Gently-Used Jewellery, Handbags and Scarves
Are being accepted from September 22 – November 11, 2014
The Native Women's Centre: www.nativewomenscentre.com
Atzin Mexico: www.atzin.org
Drop off locations at McMaster University:
SALE TO BE HELD ON Saturday, NOVEMBER 22 AT THE FREEWAY CAFE´. Information to follow.