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EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

This category contains tools and resources to facilitate and foster safe, accessible, inclusive and diverse processes. Concordia University’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion program aims to promote fair treatment of all community members by removing institutionalized barriers, representing different backgrounds and knowledge practices, and constructing a meaningful sense of belonging.

The contents you will find in this category include resources related, but not limited, to understanding allyship and ways to engage as a settler creative practitioner; tools for anti-oppressive and accessible learning; land acknowledgement practices; and organizational and employment equity. This category also contains a list of external resources and networks for underrepresented and marginalized bodies—such as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and creative practitioners with disabilities.

View more information on Concordia’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion practices, or consult the EDI Report

Introduction to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Understanding the different aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion, the issue around appropriation, and what it means to be an ally.

Accessibility

Discover accessibility guidelines for marginalized communities, event planning and organizations, and digital literacy.

Territorial acknowledgement practices

Discover Concordia’s Indigenous Directions, along with other ways to address Territory Acknowledgement— the history and why we practice it.

Example of a territorial acknowledgement

Organizational processes

Practicing inclusion in the workplace and understanding employment equity.

Resource networks

This is a list of resources and platforms that provides support for creative practitioners identifying under the following underrepresented communities: BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and practitioners with disabilities. 

Resources for white settler creatives and cultural workers can also be found here for understanding allyship, along with tools for anti-oppressive learning.

Get in touch!

Not finding what you are looking for? Visit the Toolbox sitemap.

For questions, accessibility concerns, or more information on specific resources, contact us at artvolt@concordia.ca. As an expandable depository of online resources, feel free to send your suggestions as well!

This initiative is made possible by the generous support of the Peter N. Thomson Family Innovation Fund.


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