Education & Events

Addressing Systemic Discrimination For REAL!


Date:  Monday, May 10, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM ET (via Zoom)


Systemic discrimination is one of the top issues being discussed in organizations across North America yet many struggle to act. This workshop will explore what the issues really are, and provide effective approaches to addressing them in ways that garner meaningful and sustainable results.

What you will learn:

  • About systems and processes that continue to support the status quo
  • How individuals and organizations can work together to move the needle on addressing systemic discrimination
  • The different responsibilities organizations and individuals have in tackling these issues

Who should attend:

This workshop is for any municipal staff who are interested in supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace.

About the Instructor:

Juliet Jackson
is the Director of Culture and Inclusion at the Region of Peel and has held many leadership positions, which have contributed to her becoming an accomplished strategic leader, coach and influencer in the public sector. In addition, Juliet sits on a number of advisory boards and committees and has been the President of the Peel Children’s Aid Society since June 2017. She has actively supported the development of wrap-around service models for Afro-Canadians and South Asians involved in the child welfare system.  

In February 2017, the Office of Culture and Inclusion at the Region of Peel was established. Juliet is responsible for facilitating a shift in organizational culture which is foundational to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Through her work, she influences inclusive program design and delivery to meet the diverse needs of the Peel community. In response to anti-black racism being declared a crisis in Peel Region, Juliet is tasked with leading the charge in partnership with local municipalities and internal and external stakeholders to address and dismantle anti-black racism and systemic discrimination in Peel. 

Often considered a disruptor, Juliet is committed to safety for all, supporting leaders to find comfort in uncomfortable spaces, and achieving meaningful change. 


Refund Policy: All Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. A refund levy of $113 (includes HST) will be applied to every cancellation received up to five (5) business days prior to the holding of the session. No refunds will be made for cancellations of less than five (5) business days prior to the holding of the session.

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