Corporate Equity Training

Move your organization towards equitable LGBTQ inclusion with the knowledge, systems and training to succeed.

Egale endeavors to advance human rights based on sexual orientation and gender identity through research, education and community engagement.

Egale Training & Development

 

30% of LGBT employees in Canada report experiencing discrimination in the workplace compared to only 3% of non-LGBTQ employees.”


Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, 2015

Egale offers private, public and not-for-profit sector organizations reliable, high-quality training and development for professional, management and organizational development on both a local and national scale. We aim to help clients develop the strategy, motivation and accountability required to foster LGBT inclusion and safer space.

By recruiting, retaining and advancing LGBT employees, organizations increase their ability to compete for talent, minimize attrition costs, and gain wider access to LGBT consumer markets.” 


Catalyst, 2007

Grounded in anti-racism and anti-oppression principles and practices, the Egale training & facilitation includes an evidenced-based, intersectional, systemic, organizational and human rights based approach to training design and delivery in LGBTQ inclusion.

Training & Development Guarantee

Egale promotes and fosters the human rights and equitable inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and two-spirit  (LGBT) people in community, schools, and work through consultation, programs and services, training & development and community engagement.

We provide reliable, high-quality training and development for professional, management and organizational development on both a local, national and international scale.  

Training & Facilitation

Egale training and facilitation aims to build participants’ knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities in LGBTQ inclusion and fostering safer and accepting spaces. Using adult learning principles.

  • Trainers encourage the group to draw upon personal and professional experiences;
  • Trainers facilitate links between theory, practice and draw out collective experience from the group
  • Use case scenarios and activities for applied learning.

 

Training Topics

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LGBTQ 101: An Intro to LGBTQ Identities
This three hour presentation provides participants with a general understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender and queer (LGBTQ) language and identities. It works through a series of discussion based activities designed to identify and examine the barriers to inclusion within society, their work places, and within their own lives. 

Managing LGBTQ Inclusion
This three hour session is tailored for lead volunteers, organizers, board members, and managers. Content includes advanced theory, organizational management, legislative compliance, and best practices. In addition, advanced sessions can include case study examinations and high-level problem solving. 
PREREQUISITE: LGBTQ 101       

Trans Community Awareness

This three hour presentation will increase participant’s knowledge of trans identities and trans-specific issues and accommodation and requirements.  
PREREQUISITE: LGBTQ 101     

Preparing Our Workplaces for Trans Inclusion
Whether you currently have a transitioning employee or you are taking proactive steps towards creating a safer and welcoming work environment for trans people, you will find this session beneficial. Discussion points include:understanding transgender identities, respectfully communicating with transgender colleagues and employees,implementing a transition plan, dealing with gender specific facilities, legal requirements and more.

m.bodiment Body Positivity
Through interactive activities and facilitated discussions, participants will explore how our lives are shaped by the intersecting layers of our multiple identities (ex. father, queer, Taiwanese), different experiences of oppression and the implications it has on different groups of people,with a focus on LGBTQ community members.
By working to name and understand some of the major body-focused language and systems impact LGBTQ communities, participants identify practical approaches to addressing body negative culture and structures on a personal and organizational level.
PREREQUISITE: LGBTQ 101       

Professional Services

LGBTQ Inclusion Organizational Assessment

Is your organization inclusive?

Egale can help your organization identify gaps in LGBTQ inclusion knowledge, skill and practices through anassessment of staff, programs and services.  Guided by the results, our skilled team can help develop best practices to enhance LGBTQ inclusion and safer space.

 
Coaching & Consultation
Egale is available for consultation to support you in integrating LGBTQ inclusion knowledge, skills, policies in your work place, programs and services.

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