Fall CCDI Online Sessions

Aug 23rd, 2021

Melissa Watton

Fall CCDI Online Sessions

Memorial is an employer partner with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). As part of this partnership, Memorial employees and retirees are invited to attend CCDI webinars. Below is a listing of the webinars being offered from September to December 2021.

Each webinar has a unique registration link below. When registering, please choose “Employer Partner” as your registration type. As an Employer Partner, the cost of the webinar is waived and will display as zero once “Employer Partner” has been chosen. Please note, registration closes 24 hours in advance of each webinar.

If you have any questions or require accommodations, such as ASL interpreting or real-time captioning, please contact Tina Hickey, employment equity officer, Human Resources. In addition to the below webinars, a repository of recorded CCDI webinars is available. For instructions on how to access these webinars, please click here.

How to build and sustain employee resource groups

Date: Sept. 16, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Devika Pandey

ERGs (employee resource groups) are voluntary, employee-led groups which foster a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with the organization's vision, mission and values. This webinar addresses how to launch and successfully sustain your organization's ERGs.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-how-to-build-and-sustain-ergs/

Creating effective D&I councils and committees

Date: Sept. 28, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Devika Pandey

A diversity and inclusion committee is a crucial step towards developing a business strategy that can foster a climate of inclusion through best practices in policy design, talent management and accountability. This webinar will discuss how you can build and maintain effective D&I committees needed to achieve these goals. It will walk participants through the necessary steps starting from how to launch a committee to developing a three-year plan.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-creating-effective-di-councils-and-committees/

Leveraging your privilege

Date: Oct. 7, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Michelle Hawks

This webinar will explore strategies and tools that can be used to contextualize the notion of “privilege” and its historic and systemic origin, while managing and acknowledging individual feelings and experiences. How to start meaningful conversations about privilege and how it impacts us will also be explored.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-leveraging-your-privilege/

Addressing micro-aggressions - how to micro-affirm effectively

Date: Oct. 28, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Devika Pandey

Build your capacity, language and skills to identify and address micro-aggressions in the most effective ways so that the outcome is change to support those who are the targets of micro-aggressions.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-addressing-microaggressions-how-to-micro-affirm-effectively/

How to address ageism at work

Date: Nov.9, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Devika Pandey

Age can greatly affect how you navigate the labour market and, specifically, a work place. Diverse ages helps foster different viewpoints and experiences, but can also create spaces of competition and stereotyping.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-how-to-address-ageism-at-work/

Coaching as a tool to support inclusive environments

Date: Nov. 25, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Anne-Marie Pham

This webinar will discuss how to leverage coaching techniques to embed D&I learning and accountability into the day-to-day operations and HR practices of your organization.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-coaching-as-a-tool-to-support-inclusive-environments/

Addressing racism at work

Date: Dec. 7, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Lenworth Wallace

Racism can show up in different ways in a workplace. This webinar will explore the manifestations of individual and systemic racism, and what you can do to identify and address them.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-addressing-racism-at-work/

Unconscious bias: a deeper dive on the brain and the science

Date: Dec. 16, 2021

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Deanna Matzanke

This webinar will explore how unconscious bias plays out in the brain and the tools we can use to retrain our brains.

Registration link: https://ccdi.ca/event-calendar/ccdi-webinar-a-deeper-dive-on-the-brain-and-the-science/