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:
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- The HRES Team
Perspectives on Peace
The Office of Human Rights & Equity Services, in partnership with McMaster Student's Union Diversity Services, is fostering creative creative dialogues around global issues with an emphasis on peace and conflict resolution. For more information please visit Perspectives on Peace web site by clicking here.
All That Glitters Jewellery and Handbag Sale
McMaster Anti-Violence Network and McMaster Campus Ministries Council present All That Glitters Jewellery and Handbag Sale on November 22nd, 2014 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Freeway Cafe, 333 King Street East, Hamilton. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Native Women's Centre and Atzin Mexico. To view the PDF poster click here.
UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities
You are invited to a public lecture
Violent Interventions: Neo-colonization in contemporary forensic mental health and the (re)production of difference
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
CIBC Hall 3rd Floor
McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC)
Light refreshments will be served
Dr. Ameil Joseph is Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, McMaster University. His research interests include working with contributions from the perspectives of critical mental health, postcolonial theory, critical race theory, and critical disability studies, to study the historical production of ideas about difference, normalcy, sexuality, eugenics, race, ability and mental “illness” as they cohere, diverge, interdepend and perform within policy, law and practice.
This space is wheelchair accessible
If you require a dietary or disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Ayshia Musleh, Accessibility Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or (905) 525-9140, ext. 24644.
Please note that the office will be closed from Mon Dec 22nd – Fri Jan 2nd inclusive, re-opening on Monday, January 5th, 2015.