Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Seeds of Possibility in a Changing Landscape

Since 1984, the annual CAPDHHE conference has offered to latest updates and workshops on human rights and equity issues from activists, administrators, faculty members, staff, lawyers, artists and students, who work with campus community at Canadian colleges and universities.

This year’s CAPDHHE conference will feature a group of groundbreaking speakers who understand the challenges in higher education and who will provoke cutting-edge approaches to our work.

Registration by invoice and cheque is available by contacting sonya.nigam@gmail.com.
Payment by credit card can only be done through Eventbrite.


April 20-22, 2020


Sheridan College, Hazel McCallion Campus
4226 Duke of York Blvd.
Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 0G5


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Jane Ngobia

2020 CAPDHHE Conference Chair

Conference Themes

Equity & Inclusion

  • De-colonization, anti-racism and anti-discrimination initiatives
  • Anti-black-racism
  • Implicit Bias
  • Navigating the Dynamics of Affinity and/or Peer Support Groups
  • Freedom of Expression and the Right to Peaceful Protest
  • Micro-aggressions
  • Equity data
  • Employment equity
  • Social Media’s ‘Call Out’/ ‘Cancel Culture’
  • Establishing safe and inclusive campus communities for Trans and gender diverse persons

Practice & Self-Care

  • Human Rights Code and the Duty to Accommodate – current discussions
  • Accommodation: from school to post-secondary to the workplace
  • Complaint processes
  • Conflict resolution
  • Prevention of sexual violence -policies and programs
  • Career development in the field of Equity & Inclusion
  • From Surviving to Thriving: Sustainable Self-Care Strategies
  • Biblio-therapy