Office of Human Rights and Equity Services
Welcome to the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES). Our Office works with campus and community members to ensure that McMaster University is a place where all students, staff and faculty can learn, work and live in an inclusive and barrier-free environment that fosters equality, respect and accessibility.
HRES has three core program areas:
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- The HRES Team
The Office of Human Rights & Equity Services is a presenting partner for conversations with award winning author and journalist Richard Wagamese. Everyone is welcome to attend a public lecture on his most recent publication Medicine Walk on Tues, Sept 2nd, 2014 from 5 - 7 p.m., and on his award winning book Indian Horse on Wed, Sept 3rd, 2014, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more details or to register, please visit: http://richardwagamesemedicinewalk.eventbrite.ca and http//richardwagameseindianhorse.eventbrite.ca
The Office of Human Rights & Equity Services will be facilitating an Anti-Oppression workshop, courtesy of OPIRG McMaster, on Thursday, September 11th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. This workshop is open to all full time undergraduate students. For more details, or to register, please visit the OPIRG event calendar at: http://www.opirg.ca/events
Take Back the Night Hamilton
Take Back the Night, an annual event organized by SACHA — Sexual Assault Centre (Hamilton & Area) — is a powerful opportunity for all woman-identified individuals to actively build connections, assertively reclaim our right to safety, and courageously stand up against violence.
This year’s event will include puppets, information tables, Take Back the Night t-shirts and buttons, drumming, Zumba, sign making, music, some surprises and, of course, a loud and empowered march! See you there!
When: Thursday, September 18th, 2014
6:00pm – We Gather
Where: Hamilton City Hall – 71 Main Street, Hamilton ON
Click here for the Facebook event!
Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtags #TBTN2014 & #HamOnt!