Educational Tools & Resources

Below you will find links to a collection of helpful websites, glossaries, reports, PDF's and/or articles.

Accessibility

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Accessibility at Western Western University current website
Accessibility in Teaching

Center for Teaching and Learning, Western University

current webpage 
(PDFs available)
Policy on accessible education for students with disabilities Ontario Human Rights Commission


2018

webpage 
(PDF available)

Guide to Planning Inclusive Meetings Government of Canada 2009 webpage
(PDF available)

Creed-related (includes religion and Indigenous spiritual practices)

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Western's Multicultural Calendar  
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Western University 2020 website
Supplementary Guide to the Multicultural Calendar: Religious Accommodation on Campus Equity & Human Rights Services

current

PDF
Policy on preventing discrimination based on Creed Ontario Human Rights Commission 2015

webpage
(PDF available)

OHRC and Indigenous spiritual practices Ontario Human Rights Commission

2015

webpage

Disability-related

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Policy on ableism and discrimination based on disability Ontario Human Rights Commission

2016 webpage
(PDF available)
Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions Ontario Human Rights Commission 2014 webpage
(PDF available)
Academic Accommodations: Recommendations for Documentation Standards and Guidelines for Post-Secondary Students with Mental Health Disabilities Condra, M. & Condra, E.
Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health
2015 webpage
(PDF available)

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Make it Our Business Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) current website
Make it Our Business - Western and London Area Resources Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) 2020 PDF
I need safety and support at work Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) current webpage
Responding to Domestic Violence: Help for Employers Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) 2010 PDF

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)
CCDI

current website
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Canadian Universities: Report on the 2019 National Survey Universities Canada 2019 webpage
(PDF available)
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Canadian Resources Universities Canada current webpage
Gender Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Business and Higher Education Perspectives Conference Board of Canada 2018 webpage
(PDF available)

Family Status

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Policy and guidelines on discrimination because of family status Ontario Human Rights Commission 2007 webpage
(PDF available)
Family Status Accommodation Requests During COVID-19
Stitt Feld Handy Group
2020 video

Human Rights and the Duty to Accomodate

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Ontario Human Rights Commission Ontario Human Rights Commission current website
Guide to Your Rights and Responsibilities Under the Human Rights Code Ontario Human Rights Commission 2013 webpage
(PDF available)
Policy statement on the duty to accommodate under the Ontario Human Rights Code Ontario Human Rights Commission current webpage

Inclusive Leadership

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Gender Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Business and Higher Education Perspectives The Conference Board of Canada 2018 webpage
(PDF available)
Getting Real About Inclusive Leadership: Why Change Starts With You Catalyst 2019 webpage
(PDF available)
Emotional Tax: How Black Women and Men Pay More at Work and How Leaders Can Take Action Catalyst 2016 webpage
(PDF available)
How to be an Inclusive Leader Through a Crisis Ruchika Tulshyan/ Harvard Business Review 2020 webpage

Indigenous-related

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Indigenous Initiatives Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Western University current website
Land Acknowledgement for Western University Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Western University 2019

webpage 
(PDF available)

Indigenous Strategic Planning and Reports Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Western University 2016 webpage
(PDF available)
Guide for Working with Indigenous Students Western University’s Interdisciplinary Development Initiative (IDI) in Applied Indigenous Scholarship 2018 webpage
(PDF available)
21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act  Bob Joseph 2018 Book for purchase

Intersectionality

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics Kimberlé Crenshaw 1989 PDF
She Coined the Term ‘Intersectionality’ Over 30 Years Ago. Here’s What it Means to Her Today Kimberlé Crenshaw/TIME

2020

webpage

LGBTQ2S+

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Policy on Preventing Discrimination because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression Ontario Human Rights Commission 2014 webpage
(PDF available)
Creating Authentic Spaces – A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit The 519 2017 webpage
(PDF available)
The Gender Elephant Canadian Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity current webpage

Race-related

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Policy and guidelines on racism and racial discrimination Ontario Human Rights Commission 2005 webpage
(PDF available)
Racial Equity Tools CAPD, MP Associates and World Trust Educational Services current website
Racial Equity Tools Glossary CAPD, MP Associates and World Trust Educational Services 2019 PDF
So You Want to Talk About Race Ijeoma Oluo 2018 Book for purchase
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Robin DiAngelo, PhD 2018 Book for purchase

White Fragility: Reading Group Guide
Robin DiAngelo, PhD 2018 PDF
Empowering Workplaces Combat Emotional Tax for People of Colour in Canada Catalyst 2019 webpage
(PDF available)
The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power Desmond Cole 2020 Book for purchase
Me and White Supremacy Layla Saad 2020 Book for purchase

Sex and Gender-based

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Gender Equity Learning Network, Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children 2020 PDF
Policy on preventing discrimination because of pregnancy and breastfeeding Ontario Human Rights Commission 2014 webpage
(PDF available)
Break the Cycle: Eliminating Gender Bias in Talent Management Systems Catalyst 2018 webpage

Sexual Violence

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence on University and College Campuses in Ontario CREVAWC current website
Glossary of Terms CREVAWC, CFSO, OCRCC and SAC current webpage
Overcoming Barriers and Enhancing Supportive Responses: The Research on Sexual Violence Against Women: A Resource Document (PDF) Learning Network, CREVAWC 2012 PDF

Unconscious Bias/Implicit Bias

Title Author/Publisher Year Media
Harvard Implicit Bias Test Harvard University current website
The 3 Things That Happen with Bias – And What to Do About Them Ritu Hasin 2020 video