Welcome to Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion
We work to bring members of our campus community together to facilitate understanding and address systemic barriers to equity, inclusion, and decolonization. Explore and learn more about the five intersecting portfolios that support the work that we do.
- Jan. 28, 2020
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- Nov. 12, 2020
This week – the week leading up to Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20) – is Trans Awareness Week. This is a time dedicated to increasing visibility and awareness of transgender communities, their resilience and the ongoing discrimination they encounter. We have created a non-exhaustive list of events, resources, and voices to amplify visibility and understanding
- Nov. 6, 2020
This week is Veterans' Week and includes Indigenous Veterans' Day (Nov 8) and Remembrance Day (Nov 11). We are thinking about diverse experiences of war and conflict – those who fought, who continue to fight, who are forced to flee, and those who are left behind.
- Apr. 28 to Dec. 31, 2020
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.
- Aug. 20 to Dec. 31, 2020
This online module is available anytime and focuses on ensuring UWaterloo employees are equipped to understand and identify behaviours that may be considered harassment or discrimination.
- Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, 2020
Each year, the University of Waterloo joins with organizations, governments, and groups worldwide to participate in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence to remind all citizens that they can take actions in their everyday lives to stop gender-based violence.