Resources to assist in your allyship journey
Equity is a shared responsibility. Given each of our intersecting identities, we all need to engage in work to unpack our privilege(s) and develop our understanding, skills and knowledge.
These resources are designed to assist you in your ongoing journey as an ally on campus and include practical tools to help you embed equity in your work.
As allies, each of us plays a role in making spaces safe and welcoming for all. Use this resource (pdf) to build capacity and be better prepared to intervene if safe to do so when you witness micro or macro aggressions.
This how-to guide is a reference tool for those who host and participate in meetings, whether virtually or in person. It provides suggested processes and resources to plan and host or chair inclusive meetings, and then follow up with participants after the meeting using methods that ensure inclusivity and accessibility for all.
Days of Observance
Consider religious and spiritual days of observances if you are organizing events, academic deadlines, or other important dates.
Best Practices for Teaching Assistants
This is a quick resource (pdf) for teaching assistants, or anyone who would like some introductory resources in how to create an inclusive classroom culture.
Faculty Equitable Recruitment and Selection Toolkit
The Equitable Recruitment and Selection Toolkit (PDF) is designed to assist commitees and managers with embedding principles of equity in their hiring processes.
Online Module: Equitable Recruitment and Selection
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. The module is required for all CRC and CERC-level hires and is strongly recommended for all faculty hires, regardless of position.
Resource for Cyclical Program Reviews - Equity in the Self Study
This resource (pdf) will help you complete the equity section in your self-study report. It is also a useful tool for incorporating equitable strategies and processes in your department/program.