Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training with consultant Tymmarah Mackie

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Training with consultant Tymmarah Mackie

Join the Lethbridge Public Library, and Tymmarah Mackie to learn more about equity, diversity, and inclusion. These sessions will provide participants with a robust, shared understanding of what we talk about when we refer to equity, diversity and inclusion, and why equity, diversity and inclusion are keys to the success of organizations as well as individuals.

Tymmarah (Tymm) Mackie is an Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Expert. She has worked and volunteered in the industry for over 15 years and is considered a subject matter expert across Canada, providing support, advice and training to municipalities, universities, libraries, and other organizations. She has a Master’s degree in Intercultural & International Communication and is a Certified Human Rights Facilitator and KAIROS Blanket Exercise Facilitator.

Tymm is delighted to be working with the Lethbridge Public Library delivering training and information sessions about equity, diversity, and inclusion related topics.

Unconscious Bias: Unconscious biases are social stereotypes that we are unaware of which affect our relationships at work, at home and in our community. Explore and discuss bias, prejudice, assumptions, and stereotypes, and how they affect our relationships with others. Learn how to move past these barriers to support your organization in becoming more welcoming, diverse, and inclusive. (3 hours)

Sessions:
September 11 @ 10:00 am via Zoom register here
October 19 @ 1:00 pm  (CMR Main Library) register here

Exploring Diversity and Inclusion – Who are “we”? 
Who are the people in your neighbourhood? Examine different dimensions of diversity and what inclusion really means. Identify and learn about diverse populations plus the challenges and barriers they face. (2 ½ hours)

Sessions: 
September 18 @ 10:00 am via Zoom register here
October 26 @ 1:00 pm (CMR Main Library) register here


Addressing Racism and Discrimination 
Examine your own identity in relation to power and privilege, and roles and responsibilities in responding to incidents of racism and discrimination at work, at home, in public, in your social circle, or in your neighbourhood. What do you say or do when you experience or witness racism or discrimination?  
hate incidents and what to do in both circumstances.

Sessions:
September 25 @ 10:00 am via Zoom register here