Making Noise @Humber: Workshop Series


Making Noise @Humber Workshop Series

Workshop Topics:

The “Isms”: Introduction to Human Rights & Anti-Oppression

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Diversity

Lakeshore: Monday October 7th 2:45pm-5:00pm B304

North: Thursday October 10th 2:45pm-5:00pm D207

An introductory workshop that explores human rights as it relates to gender-based violence, colonization, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, sexism and the intersections between these and other forms of oppression. Participants will learn creative ways to engage in interactive, and reflective conversations on human rights and anti-oppression through arts and media-based activities.

Gender-Based Violence 101


North: Thursday October 17th 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

Lakeshore: Monday October 28th 2:45pm-5:00pm B304

What is gender-based violence? How does it affect our beliefs about gender roles, femininity, sexuality, and masculinity? This workshop is an introduction to the systemic roots of gender-based violence, which aims to show how sexism, patriarchy, homophobia and transphobia affect us all.

LGBT2QI and Spectrum Peoples: Addressing Homophobia, Transphobia

Supporting our Youth (SOY)

Lakeshore: Monday Oct 21st 2:45pm-5:00pm B304

North: Thursday Oct 24th 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

This workshop explores different forms of gender–based violence, how common they are, and the effects of violence on individuals and communities.  Sexual assault, homophobia, sexism, transphobia and gender policing are some of the forms of gender-based violence that will be addressed. The workshop will end with a hands on opportunity to learn about Spectrum sexual identities and respond to experiences of gender-based violence.

Healthy Relationships

Humber Counselling

North: Thursday Oct 31st 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

Lakeshore: Monday Nov 18th  2:45pm-5:00pm B304

What are the signs of healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships? Why do people get into and stay in relationships that may not be good for them? This workshop will provide you with information on how to engage people in interactive conversations and activities about relationships.

Unmasking Masculinity

White Ribbon Campaign

Lakeshore: Monday Nov 4th 2:45pm-5:00pm B304

North: Thursday Nov 7th 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

What does it mean to be a man? How have social attitudes and expectations played a role in our conception of masculinity? This workshop sets to engage in the re-imagining manhood in order to challenge notions of patriarchy. It will reflect how current attitudes of masculinity have contributed to gender-based violence.

Cultural Competency and Culture Shock Training

International Students Office

Lakeshore: Monday Nov 11th 2:45pm-5:00pm B304

North: Thursday Nov 14th 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

International students make up 20% of Humber College, many of whom are coming to Canada for the first time. The challenges of learning new cultures and customs, adapting to new surroundings and handling the responsibilities of post-secondary education can be stressful. This workshop will introduce participants to understanding across cultures while providing tools, resources and support to students experiencing culture shock.

Women and Stereotypes


Lakeshore: Tue Nov 19th 2:45pm-5:00pm B307

North: Thursday Nov 21st 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

What are the messages we receive about being a woman in society? Who controls these messages and what effect does it have on our identity and well-being? This workshops serves to critically examine stereotypes about women in media and society. Participants will learn how to facilitate activities and conversations that address gender inequality.

First Responder and Supports Workshop

Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter

Lakeshore: Mon Nov 25th 2:45pm-5:00pm B304

North: Thurs Nov 28th 2:45pm-5:00pm The Doris Tallon Room

Nearly 2 in 4 women will be affected by gender-based violence during their lives. What do you do if someone asks you for support? What if they don’t ask? This workshop will introduce you to techniques, tools and resource to support peers experiencing gender-based violence. We will provide you with information on gender-based violence protocol at Humber College, as well as services available on campus and in the greater community.

Dates & Times:

October & November 2013


Humber College, North & Lakeshore Campus

*RSVP only* by contacting:

Jason Merai                     Ashley McFarlane

                        Project Coordinator               Project Development Coordinator
Urban Alliance on Race Relations          Urban Alliance on Race Relations 

416.703.6607 x 2             416.703.6607 x 3

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