Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

In this workshop hosted by the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region, participants will learn about harassment, including the legalities within Canada and Ontario, and we will offer a special focus on online communication and how you can contribute positively.

Audience: Students

Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT

Grab your capes, brooms and crowns!​ It's the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC) Virtual Halloween Fun Run!

Audience: All community members

Thursday, October 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop will raise your awareness of behaviours and attitudes that may contribute or lead to workplace harassment. You will also learn how these can be recognized and addressed in order to minimize the incidences of harassing behaviour.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Three University of Waterloo groups - the Research, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) Council, the Games Institute, and the Council for Responsible Innovation and Technology (CRIT) - have partnered to launch UW’s first ever Racial Equity Board Game Showcase, under the guidance of University of Waterloo’s Office of Research and with consultation from the Equity Office.

Friday, October 16, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop enables participants to prepare in advance, know what resources are available, and build confidence to effectively deal with potentially hostile, angry, or frustrated stakeholders, both internal and external to the workplace.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, October 15, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

This workshop is hosted and facilitated by the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) of Waterloo Region. Join SASC in a safer space to connect with other supporters and explore strategies to support the survivor(s) in your life. 

Audience: Any community member who is supporting a survivor of sexual violence

Thursday, October 15, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Situated within the values and frameworks of anti-racism, this session explores the historical foundation of anti-Black racism within Canada and its present day implications on Black communities.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop/presentation focuses on topics of culture, intersectionality, social determinants of health, racism, and White privilege in Canada and Canadian institutions of learning.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Friday, October 9, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Indigenous Initiatives Office is pleased to have Ela Smith present this two-part workshop where campus community members will gain a deeper understanding of historic and current realities for First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) people in Ontario and Canada.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, October 8, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

In this workshop, we will openly discuss our personal responsibility within a historical context of global colonialism and white dominance. We will talk about our personal connection to colonialism, land, class and education and how this places us within the anti-racist movement.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This virtual workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar will explore the role of leaders and share promising practices in engaging leaders as champions and change agents.

Audience: Students, Faculty, and Staff

Thursday, October 1, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Flashbacks and difficulty sleeping are common experiences among survivors of sexual violence. In this workshop hosted by the Sexual Assault Support Centre, we will explore why this happens, how to identify triggers, and strategies for coping with them. 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

This workshop is hosted and facilitated by the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC) of Waterloo Region. Sharing experiences of sexual violence with loved ones can be incredibly difficult. It can also be a powerful step in your healing journey.

Audience: Any community member who has been impacted by sexual violence

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Situated within the values and frameworks of anti-racism, this session explores the historical foundation of anti-Black racism within Canada and its present day implications on Black communities.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Individuals walking together, wearing orange tee shirts for Orange Shirt Day

On September 30, join us and many others of all ages to learn more about the Mohawk Institute Residential School through The Woodland Cultural Centre.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, September 24, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This foundational workshop is designed to give you an understanding of equity and how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar addresses the issue of symbolic efforts of inclusion by propping up single efforts or people with diverse backgrounds, and how to rectify these efforts into real inclusive initiatives.

Thursday, September 17, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:45 PM EDT
Take Back the Night

Like everything else, Take Back the Night will look a little bit different this year. While we won't be gathering to march in the streets, we will still be reclaiming our cities, our streets, and our safety.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop/presentation focuses on topics of culture, intersectionality, social determinants of health, racism, and White privilege in Canada and Canadian institutions of learning.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
TBTN History Workshop

The Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region and the Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion Office at the University of Waterloo are excited to host a workshop all about the history of Take Back the Night.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 — 11:00 AM to Friday, September 18, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT

In this interactive two-day workshop, attendees will develop tools, strategies, and resources to respond effectively to disclosures of sexual violence.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This online course provides an opportunity to learn how to manage difficult conversations when they arise, whether it be with a manager, supervisor, colleague or even family member.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

This Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) webinar will provide ideas for creating workplaces that celebrate inclusive holidays in respectful ways.

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