2018 CAPDHHE National Conference

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You say you want a [R]EVOLUTION!
Equity and Inclusion in Challenging Times

Date: Monday, May 7, 2018 to Wednesday, May 9, 2018 (followed by the White Privilege Conference at Ryerson University, May 9-12, 2018)

Location: Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

May 7, 2018 is a pre-conference day, which will be of interest to CAPDHHE members with an evening reception and guest speaker. Please save the date and stay tuned for details!
May 8 & 9, 2018 are devoted to the main conference and will focus on the challenges of human rights and equity work in the post-secondary sector. (Some overlap with WPC on May 9.)

We are pleased to welcome our 2018 CAPDHHE Conference Chair: Tanya (Toni) De Mello, Director of Human Rights, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Ryerson University


  • Freedom of Speech v. Academic Freedom v. Hate Speech
  • Practical challenges of our work – under-resourcing, increasing caseloads, legalistic nature of the work, formal investigations, case management tracking, recording of conversations etc.
  • Implementation of Sexual Violence Policies/Legislation
  • Global to Local Movements Affecting our Campuses: Indigenization of the Curriculum, Truth and Reconciliation Commission – Calls to Action, Anti-Black Racism issues, #metoo Campaign, Fighting Against White Supremacy and Islamophobia, Cannabis Legalization, etc.
  • Social Media impact on our work.

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact: Milé Komlen or Toni De Mello .