The toolkit, designed by Interactive Ontario, provides interactive digital media (IDM) companies with pragmatic and actionable advice for enhancing their talent management strategies with the goal of improving team diversity while fostering an inclusive culture. The strategies in the toolkit are tailored to the unique needs of the IDM sector to help leaders attract and retain top talent from diverse backgrounds. Through implementation of these strategies, IDM companies will increase employment opportunities in the sector for talent currently underrepresented due to gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, religion, age, ability and other identities.
Equity, Anti-Oppression and Pluralism
A Policy Primer: Guide to Developing Human Rights Policies and Procedures (OHRC)
The purpose of this guide is to provide organizations with some practical help for developing effective and fair ways to prevent human rights infringements, and for responding to human rights issues such as harassment, discrimination and accommodation needs. The OHRC’s guide includes a discussion of each of the key things to consider when developing human rights policies and procedures. It also includes sample language that you can modify to meet your organization’s needs and focus.
Policy and Guidelines on Racism and Racial Discrimination (OHRC)
This policy sets out the OHRC’s position on racism, racial discrimination and racial harassment, at the time of publication. It replaces the OHRC’s 1996 Policy on Racial Slurs and Harassment and Racial Jokes. It deals with issues that fall within the OHRC’s jurisdiction and which can form the subject matter of an application to the Tribunal.
Best Practices on Equity: A guide for members of the Media Arts Network of Ontario (MANO)
This Ontario based guide provides a framework on development of strategic approaches for a more inclusive and diverse representation of Indigenous and historically-marginalized artists and communities in areas such as: internal operations (staffing), programming, governance, community and volunteer engagement, and audience development.
Developing a Workplace Anti-harassment Policy (CHRC)
This Anti-harassment Policy Template was developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission to help employers meet their human rights obligations. This easy-to-use tool is for employers that may not have the time or resources to develop their own anti-harassment policy.
Anti-Oppression Toolkit Workshop and Exercise Outlines for Anti-Oppression Training at Community Radio Stations (NCRA)
This resource guide was developed by the Equity and Anti-Racism Committee of the National Campus and Community Radio Association in response to a resolution passed at the 2012 National Campus and Community Radio Conference, “that the NCRA gather safe space/anti-oppression resources, distill training modules and disseminate them to the stations”. The workshop and exercise outlines compiled herein come from various sources and may be used individually or in conjunction with one another.
Cultural Diversity in the Media Arts (NIMAC – IMAA)
A toolkit to promote the presence of media artists and audiences from ethno-racial and Indigenous communities.
Pluralism in the Arts in Canada: A Change is Gonna Come – Toolkit Bibliography (CPAMO)
As a part of the Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO)’s toolkit on strategies to promote pluralism, around one hundred publications in cultural pluralism were put together into a comprehensive annotated bibliography. This paper explains the categorization of this database into five areas of organizational planning (Organizational Commitment, Community Engagement, Programming and Curatorial Decision-making, Audience Development, Employment and Professional Development). Key findings in each of these areas are discussed with reference to specific publications.