Develop your leadership skills related to diversity and inclusion, cultural competency and communication with the resources below.
Note: This is not an exhaustive list, it is to spark a conversation and reflection in our movements.
If you would like to suggest additions to this page, please contact us with a link to the resource, a short description and why you think it would make a useful addition to our collection.
Guidelines to Inclusive Language
Developing Cultural Awareness
Anti-racism & racial justice resources
Call it out: racism, racial discrimination and human rights: A 30-minute interactive eCourse created by the Ontario Human Rights Commission
Intersectionality 101 by Olena Hankivsky, PhD
Allies in the Struggle: Intersectional work as a trauma-informed response and prevention slides
Trauma-informed. The Trauma Toolkit. A resource for service organizations and providers to deliver services that are trauma-informed (Second Edition 2013)
The Black Lives Canada Syllabus: Context of black life and black history in Canada
Immigrant and Refugee Communities Resource List
Stories Supporting Inclusion for People with Disabilities in Waterloo Region: I choose dign!ty
Conestoga Library - LGBTQ2+ Resources
Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit to Support Social Change. This resource provides information on gender-specific and gender-neutral pronouns, starting conversations, being an effective and supportive ally, and ways to create a welcoming environment.
Gay and Bi-Men Resources
Sexual Health Resources
SPECTRUM- Waterloo Region’s Rainbow Community Space
Two-Spirit and LGBTQ Indigenous Health
Need someone to talk to in the Waterloo Region?
Good2Talk Support Line for Post-secondary Students (1-866-925-5454)
Here 24/7: Addictions, Mental Health & Crisis Services (1-844-437-3247)
24-hour Support Line for Sexual Violence Survivors at SASC (519-741-8633)
Can't remember these numbers? Call 211 to be directed to the best resource.