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Member Workshop: Dignity for LGBTQ2+ Disabled employees and jobseekers

16 June @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 12 PM to 1 PM EDT – this event is exclusive for employees of our Proud Partners and Community Partners.

LGBTQ2+ people with disabilities face major challenges in the area of employment. Research shows that disabled LGBTQ2+ people have some of the lowest rates of employment among gender and sexual minorities. In this member workshop, we will discuss the harsh reality of LGBTQ2+ people with disabilities, the nuances between disability groups, and how to make your workplace more accessible.

Learning Goals:

  • The experiences of disabled LGBTQ2+ employees and job seekers
  • How to be inclusive to disabled LGBTQ2+ employees and job seekers
  • Increasing accessibility in the workplace

Audience:

  • Human Resources professionals
  • LGBTQ2+ employee resource group members
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Professionals
Facilitator:

Jade Pichette (they/them), Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

Jade is an inclusion, diversity and belonging educator with a background in social work. As Pride at Work Canada’s Manager of Programs, Jade is committed to implementing engaging programs for our partners that envision a world where gender and sexual diversity are included and celebrated. Previous to Pride at Work Canada they have held positions at the ArQuives, Kind Space, and as an independent consultant. Jade is the Gythia (Ásatrú priestess) of Vindisir Kindred, and dedicates their time to interfaith engagement including founding the Canadian Pagan Declaration on Intolerance.

Registration for this event has closed.

This event is exclusive for employees of our Proud Partners and Community Partners. If you would like to register after the deadline, please send an email to info@prideatwork.ca.

Details

Date:
16 June
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
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