OPC will be offering Members and Associates free equity and inclusion based webinars once a month throughout the year. Others are open to register at cost. 

Open for Registration

An Introduction to Microaggressions

Presenter: Tana Turner

Tana Turner is owner and principal consultant of Turner Consulting Group Inc. She has worked in the field of equity, diversity and inclusion since 1987. She works primarily in the non-profit and public sectors to assess the equity, diversity and inclusion efforts of organizations and support their ability to hire a more diverse workforce, create a more inclusive working environment, and deliver services that meet the needs of a diverse client population.

Date: January 28

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Description: In this session, participants will be introduced to the various types of microaggressions, explore the impact of microaggressions, and learn ways to respond when someone has been microaggressive. Participants will be provided with resources to continue their learning journey beyond the scope of the session.

 

Please ensure you register through the correct link.

 

OPC Member or Associate Registration

 

Non-Member Registration 

 

Digital Equity Strategies  

Presenter: Paul France

Paul is the author of Humanizing Distance Learning: Centering Equity and Humanity in Times of Crisis which we are also running a book club for starting on February 11.

Date: February 9

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  

Please ensure you register through the correct link.

 

OPC Member or Associate Registration

 

Non-Member Registration 

 

Using Anti-Oppressive Language

Presenter: Tana Turner

Tana Turner is owner and principal consultant of Turner Consulting Group Inc. She has worked in the field of equity, diversity and inclusion since 1987. She works primarily in the non-profit and public sectors to assess the equity, diversity and inclusion efforts of organizations and support their ability to hire a more diverse workforce, create a more inclusive working environment, and deliver services that meet the needs of a diverse client population.

Date: March 31

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Description: In this session, participants will be introduced to the importance of language in anti-oppression work. They will learn how to change and challenge oppressive language in order to  work against behaviours and ideologies that are racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, classist, ableist, sizeist and overall, oppressive. Participants will be provided with resources to continue their learning journey beyond the scope of the session.

 

Please ensure you register through the correct link.

 

OPC Member or Associate Registration

 

Non-Member Registration 

 

 


Becoming an Associate of OPC

If you are interested in taking part in multiple OPC Professional Learning opportunities, you can become an Associate and receive many of the same resources and discounts as OPC Members.