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
The Office will be closed on Monday, November 3rd and Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 for an annual planning retreat. We will re-open on Wednesday, November 5th at 1 p.m., following the PACBIC meeting.
Duty to Accommodate Workshop
The MacAccessibility Program, in the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services, invites you to a free workshop:
An Introduction to the “Duty to Accommodate”
Space is limited, therefore, advance registration is required. For more information or to register please contact email@example.com or call 905-525-9140 x 27581. This workshop is 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.
Event: City Hall and the Struggle Against Racism: Possibilities and Opportunities
November 10, 2014
For information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Light refreshments will be served.
Bus tickets available.
All reasonable efforts will be made to meet accessibility/accommodation requests.
Hamilton City Hall's deferral of the Anti-Racism Resource Centre Pilot Project has re-stimulated discussion about how best to address racism in the City. This event will engage members of the McMaster University, the broader community and City Hall in an important dialogue about the ongoing struggle to prevent racism in the City of Hamilton.
All are welcome to join us for:
Thank you to our sponsors and supporters:
HRES is Hiring: Human Rights Specialist (contract)
Closing date: November, 17th, 2014. To view this posting and/or to apply, please visit Working at McMaster: https://workingatmcmaster.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=14873
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!