Inclusive Workplaces: A Short Workshop on Meaningfully Including 2-Spirit, Trans, Non-Binary and Gender Diverse People
- Running Time:
- 60 min
- Shae Morse, Shila LeBlanc
Join Shae (they/them) and Shila (she/her) for a practical workshop orienting you to Moving Beyond the Binary, a lovely publication that launched on March 31st, International Day of Trans Visibility. This guide is filled with a wealth of useful information on meaningfully including gender diverse folks at work and has many supports and resources alongside the publication. This short workshop will walk you through these pieces and will leave you with actionable steps you can take to move in the direction of inclusivity. Let’s grow together and move beyond the binary!
Links: https://www.legalinfo.org/moving-beyond-the-binary/guide; https://www.restorativeapproach.ca/founder; https://www.legalinfo.org/; http://secret-harbor-95149.herokuapp.com/; https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEj3vKdp5dn67twAqST2nG8uZ4Rcu8v3AJT8e2nLC2XniUGg/viewform
Shae Morse (they/them) is a transgender non-binary middle school teacher who lives and works in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. They have been a 2SLGBTQIA+ community organizer and activist alongside their education career of 10 years. Shae specializes in providing training on inclusive gender and sexuality practices, bringing an interesting and engaging mix of lived experience and research-based findings to their sessions. Shae is passionate about building healthy communities for all despite present day challenges.
Shila LeBlanc (Shy-la, she/her pronouns) is a queer settler located in Kjipuktuk (Halifax, NS). She is a practitioner and educator in restorative approaches and is deeply invested in conflict resolution processes that center voice and choice. She works with organizations to support them in repairing and strengthening their communities, offering educational sessions and conflict resolution work. Shila has worked directly with her community for over 10 years and her professional interests include: restorative justice, reconciliation, treaty history, harm reduction, asset-based community development, and grassroots justice initiatives. You can find her at firstname.lastname@example.org.