The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) contributes to York University’s vision of social justice and accessible education. We strive to build a respectful, equitable, diverse and inclusive (REDI) community at York by advancing, promoting, and upholding human rights at York in accordance with provincial human rights legislation and the University’s policies.
- Supports York University’s administration in developing and implementing policies, practices, guidelines and procedures.
- Educates the York community on their human rights responsibilities and obligations and related human rights issues.
- Receives and processes human rights concerns and complaints brought forward by York students, faculty and staff.
- Researches human rights issues for use in its policy advice and educational programming.
To learn more about your rights and/or your role and responsibility in advancing, promoting and upholding human rights at York University visit the CHR’s free online training course Respect, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI).