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Student Life Events at St. George

Understanding & Responding to Microaggressions (Virtual)

Mar 29, 2023 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting

Registration Deadline: Mar 29, 2023 04:30 PM

This session will explore what "micro"aggressions are and how understanding them can help us to create more inclusive environments. We will also learn ways to address them in everyday interpersonal situations.

We will start promptly at 5 minutes past the hour but will not be letting new participants in after 20 minutes into the workshop as per student request to care for the relationships and trust that gets built for group work. This should not impact students who get dropped from the call and have to re-enter.

*Registration is required so that we can send you the meeting link ahead of time and sometimes we also send some resources to briefly review before the workshop starts. Please ensure to read your Registration Confirmation email for more details and keep an eye out for the workshop link arriving in your inbox or spam folder via the Event Reminder email within 24 hours of the workshop time & date as well as an additional email with the resources to review before the workshop. Note: if there are not enough attendees, a workshop can be cancelled in which case an email will be sent to you.

Accessibility Notes for Online Workshops: 

  • We will provide a handout containing the main content from the workshop that can also be used to record your thoughts.
  • You can request the slides ahead of time (or after) to support your participation and/or learning.
  • Closed Captioning: Auto-generated captions which can be turned on and off will be utilized in this presentation. The workshop will be presented in English. 
  • Screen breaks are built into all workshops 

Participation Expectations: Our workshops may contain interactive components. You might be invited to engage with the workshop using the chat function, virtual breakout rooms, third parry tools (e.g., and will have the option to contribute using your mic and/or video functions. Participants are invited to participate in small group break out rooms. All camera use is voluntary. Zoom fatigue is real and as such, our workshops have been designed so you don't have to look at the screen throughout the entire workshop. If you require further accommodation to participate comfortably, please send us an email. 

Privacy: Workshops will not be recorded without the express permission of the participants. The main group chat may be downloaded by the facilitators for our own assessment purposes but will not be shared publicly. Private chats will not be downloaded.

Technology: This workshop requires access to the internet for an uninterrupted duration of time, although a call-in number will also be provided for a less participatory option.The workshop/event will be available virtually and a Zoom link will be sent out 24hours before the event. Please be sure to check your spam folder for the Event Reminder Email (which will contain the meeting link) as well as the additional email with pre-workshop resources sent by the team. The conversation will use PowerPoint slides and accessible PDFs of any handouts. Copies of the PowerPoint and the PDFs will be available prior to the session upon request. 

We hope to work towards an accessible workshop and if you have any specific accommodations you would like please email to

For questions and accommodation requests, please contact

No spaces remaining OR Registration is currently not available. Please check back 2-3 weeks before the event start date.