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Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-racism (EDI-R)

The Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-racism works with students, faculty and staff across campus to advance equity through evidence-based policies, practices and programs. 

  1. May 3, 2022Asian Heritage Month
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    May 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the Senate of Canada’s Declaration of May as Asian Heritage Month, a motion tabled by the Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy, the first Canadian of Asian descent to be appointed to the Senate of Canada.

  2. Feb. 14, 2022The Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-racism: 2022-2025 Strategic Plan Framework
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    Following our response to the Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion (HREI) organizational review report, the EDI-R Office had paused non-essential work during the month of December to invest our time into the reflection, planning, and building of our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan. We are deeply grateful to the University of Waterloo community for understanding the need for this pause, and as a result, we are pleased to share the framework of our 2022-2025 Strategic Plan.

  3. Dec. 3, 2021An update from the new Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racism office
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    The new office of Equity Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racism (EDI-R) is excited to share plans and commitments developed in response to the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (HREI) organizational review report (PDF), which was shared with the campus community in October 2021.   

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  1. Apr. 28, 2020 to Dec. @31, 2022ONLINE MODULE: Equitable Recruitment and Selection Training for Faculty

    This online module is available anytime and focuses on the faculty hiring process and promotes best practices for recruitment and selection to ensure that the committee reaches an unbiased and fair decision.

    Audience: Faculty

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