HALTON EQUITY DIVERSITY
Building systemic inclusion and equity in Halton.
The Halton Equity Diversity Roundtable (HEDR) is a dynamic and forward-thinking membership association dedicated to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion within the Halton region. With a passionate commitment to creating a community where individuals feel like they belong, HEDR brings together individuals, organizations, and businesses that share a common vision of a diverse and harmonious community.
HEDR's mission revolves around strengthening the ability of community members and organizations to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in Halton through skills, knowledge, and relationship building. HEDR does this to fostering an environment where individuals from all walks of life, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, or socioeconomic status, feel empowered and valued. By promoting understanding, respect, and inclusivity, HEDR aims to eliminate barriers, prejudices, and systemic inequalities that hinder social progress and hinder the growth of a cohesive society.
ORGANIZATION SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL
The Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable (HEDR) is pleased to offer an Organizational Self-Assessment Tool for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for organizations, groups and businesses in Halton to increase the capacity to be inclusive and equitable in all forms of human diversity, as well as to enhance practices, policies and services.
- Tue, Mar 05ZoomMar 05, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Zoom
- Tue, May 14Halton HillsMay 14, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.Halton Hills, 9 Church St, Georgetown, ON L7G 2A3, Canada
- Thu, Jun 06MiltonJun 06, 2024, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Milton, 8560 Tremaine Rd, Milton, ON L9T 2X3, Canada
- Thu, Jun 13Art Gallery BurlingtonJun 13, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Art Gallery Burlington, 1333 Lakeshore Rd., Burlington, ON L7S 1A9, Canada
The HEDR DEI Consultant Collective aims to establish a comprehensive consultancy focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) solutions for organizations. Our collective brings together a diverse group of expert consultants specializing in various facets of DEI, offering tailored services to support businesses in embedding inclusive practices across their operations. Through strategic guidance, assessments, and program implementation, we aim to foster environments where diversity thrives, equity is upheld, and inclusion is integral.
The Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable is grateful to acknowledge that we are on Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Traditional Territory of the Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat.
We recognize that Halton is home to many First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples of the past, present and future. We continue to reflect on the past and acknowledge that which came before us, while recognizing the importance of taking the path of Truth and Reconciliation.
We are committed to raising awareness for building systemic inclusion and equity in Halton, and we strive to learn and work together effectively to move us forward towards a community where individuals are valued, respected and empowered.