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
Human rights, Equity, Accessibility, Respect Toolkit (H.E.A.R.T.) Workshop Series - Winter Session 2015
The H.E.A.R.T. workshops are a series of learning opportunities on the subject of human rights, equity, accessibility and respect at McMaster University. The workshops are free, but space is limited so registration is required. If you complete 3 or more workshops, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Wednesday January 28th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday February 12th, 2015, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday February 25th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday March 12th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday March 25th, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday April 1st, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
All workshops are held in room 224 in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) and are facilitated by staff from the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services.
HRES Staff Training
Staff in the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services will be engaged in 3 professional development trainings in early 2015:
The Office will remain open for intake during regular business hours, however, we apologize for any delays or interruption to service that may occur.
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.
Welcome New Staff
Please join the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services in welcoming a new staff member to our team. Khadijeh Rakie recently began her role as Human Right Specialist replacing Michelle Poirier who is on parental leave. We are excited to have her join our team!