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Safer Spaces: Understanding Discrimination

McLennan Library Building lower level, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination.




The SEDE office provides a range of training services and individual consultation on diversity issues to partners from every sector of the University. Our offerings include:

Training and Workshops

Training for Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students


Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Advisor


The Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Advisor works to ensure a respectful, inclusive campus environment for staff, faculty, students, and guests. Practically, this includes developing and delivering trainings on a variety of topics, specialized training and policy/program advising on request, support for campus and community initiatives, and more.

Diversity Training on LGBTQ Issues

Diversity Training for Staff and Faculty

This year the SEDE office, in collaboration with Teaching and Learning Services (TLS), will offer a workshop suite on diversity issues in both the Fall and Winter semesters.

Race and Cultural Diversity

Shanice Yarde is the Equity Education Advisor specialized in Race and Cultural Diversity.  You can reach Shanice by shanice [dot] yarde [at] mcgill [dot] ca (e-mail) or at 514-398-2176.

What Shanice offers for students: