Tuesday, March 30, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

You are invited to join the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office and Community Justice Initiatives for a Learning & Listening Session on the incorporation of Restorative Justice practice when addressing incidents of sexual violence at the University of Waterloo.

Audience: Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

At this session, you will find out more about the key updates to Policy 42: the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Policy and Procedures, the process for making a complaint, as well as your roles and responsibilities as a university employee when someone has been impacted by sexual violence

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Friday, March 26, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Wen-Do Self Defence

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office invites all women and non-binary students, staff and faculty members of all abilities to a 2-hour virtual Wen-Do Self-Defence class.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 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

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Monday, March 22, 2021 — 2:30 PM to Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 4:00 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, March 17, 2021 — 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, March 16, 2021 — 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Photo of Esi Edugyan beside her book titled "Washington Black"

The Ontario Heritage Trust presents Heritage Matters Live with Esi Edugyan — a free virtual event featuring a lecture from award-winning author Esi Edugyan and a visit to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

In this workshop, we will acknowledge our personal position in relationship to colonialism and racism. We will evaluate where antiracist work is most urgent in our lives. You will leave with a strategic, short-term and long term plan to advocate for anti-racism.

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Monday, March 15, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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This free virtual event is organized and hosted by the Faculty of Science, Office of Research, and the Indigenous Initiatives Office at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, March 15, 2021 (all day) to Friday, March 19, 2021 (all day)
Masculinity and Mental Health Week, March 15-19

With Consent is Golden, Male Allies, and Laurier Wellness - Waterloo Campus, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office at the University of Waterloo is so proud to announce Masculinity and Mental Health Week, March 15-19! During this week, let’s provide all men space to openly discuss, listen, and consider mental health challenges and opportunities, and learn about available resources.

Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Photo of Esi Edugyan beside her book titled "Washington Black"

The Ontario Heritage Trust presents Heritage Matters Live with Esi Edugyan — a free virtual event featuring a lecture from award-winning author Esi Edugyan and a visit to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site.

Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Wen-Do Self Defence

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office invites all women and non-binary students, staff and faculty members of all abilities to a 2-hour virtual Wen-Do Self-Defence class

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

Monday, March 8, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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

Audience: Students, Faculty and Staff

Thursday, March 4, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Please Note: This workshop has been cancelled. This 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

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 7:00 PM EST to Wednesday, March 31, 2021 — 7:00 PM EDT

Discover three different perspectives on Black history and culture in Canada with this three-part online speaker series organized by Niagara Parks.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 (all day) to Friday, December 31, 2021 (all day)

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.

Audience: Staff

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (all day) to Friday, December 31, 2021 (all day)

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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