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FCSS Phase 3: Strengthening Inclusive Agencies

  • August 30, 2019

Strengthening Inclusive Agencies Continuing to support FCSS-funded organizations with their Diversity and Inclusion capacity building strategies, the Centre for Race and Culture, Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op, and Creating Hope Society have partnered together to help the organizations advance the adoption and promotion of diversity and inclusion principles. The project plan progresses through the following steps […]

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Effective Intercultural Communication

  • March 27, 2019

This interactive workshop intends to examine the concept of culture, the effect culture has on one’s personal and professional life, as well as the role that our cultural norms and expectations play in our interactions with others. It will equip the participants with practical tools to reflect on their programs and services, apply strategies to […]

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Refugee Awareness for Inclusive Communities

This workshop provides community members and service providers with accurate and comprehensive information about refugees and refugee resettlement by: supporting individuals and organizations in understanding the pre-migration experiences of refugees, offering practical tools for working with refugee families, and providing ideas for creating welcoming and inclusive environments that ensure sustainable and successful resettlement of refugees […]

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Program Planning, Reporting, and Evaluation for Community-Based Organizations

This workshop focuses on three key activities needed to deliver a high-quality program – program planning, reporting, and evaluation. We focus on sharing knowledge, skills, tools and strategies on these topics but ground this discussion in an equity lens. We will answer this key question together, “How do community-based organizations stay accountable to serving community […]

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Policy through an Inclusion Lens

Policies guide the day-to-day activities and decision-making of an organization, and are important tools to further your goals of inclusion. Conducting a policy review is a good way to determine if policies are missing or may need to be adapted in the quest for creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace. This workshop is designed for staff […]

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Respect in the Workplace (formerly The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander)

  • October 29, 2018

Edmonton is a diverse community that will continue to attract people of varying backgrounds well into the future. Diversity in the community and in our workplaces is a reality, and employers recognize the need to ensure that all employees have a common expectation for respectful workplace behaviours. Supervisors, managers and others in leadership and supervisory […]

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Addressing Unconscious Bias

If you’ve done an introductory workshop on unconscious bias, you know that our assumptions and associations are not always explicit but we are still responsible for their impacts. This workshop helps participants continue to build their understanding of bias, further explore how biases are malleable, and practice steps that can be taken to limit their […]

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Introduction to Unconscious Bias

  • May 4, 2018

Can you recall a time when you met someone and had that instant connection, or your latest hire where you knew that they were a ‘right fit’ because of things beyond their qualifications? Our brains are efficient machines looking for shortcuts to make sense of the world. The neuroscience on unconscious bias indicates that humans […]

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Anti-Racism Workshop Series

  • July 14, 2016

This two-part series explores the roots of racism and helps you understand the impacts of racism on an individual, institutional, and societal level. Participants will gain experience with tools for dealing with racism across different aspects of their lives, and our facilitators will guide you safely through the course, allowing you to build upon your existing […]

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