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Member Workshop: Rethinking LGBTQ2+ Inclusion Training

24 February @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 12 PM to 1 PM EST – this event is exclusive for employees of our National & Regional Partners.

It’s time to rethink standalone LGBTQ2+ inclusion training. Reviewing the common mistakes of corporate LGBTQ2+ inclusion training strategies, this workshop will address how staff development can be changed to create more inclusive environments and to have a bigger impact on employees. The discussion will include the most up to date best practices on inclusion and diversity training, and what the future could look like.

Learning Goals:

  • How to make LGBTQ2+ inclusion training effective
  • The missteps of most LGBTQ2+ inclusion training
  • New approaches to implementing training

Audience:

  • Human Resources professionals
  • LGBTQ2+ employee resource group members
  • Training and education departments
Facilitators:

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.

Meike Jourdain (she/her), Programs Assistant, Education, Pride at Work Canada

Meike’s background is in gender and sexuality education, and she is a passionate believer in education as a key tool in the advocacy of LGBTQ2+ issues. Meike is committed to strengthening the connections between LGBTQ2+ community organizations, and has always prioritized collaboration with grassroots groups in the development of educational programming. As Pride at Work Canada’s Programs Assistant, Meike supports the organization’s educational and networking programs.

Registration for this event has closed.

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

Details

Date:
24 February
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
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