HEDR welcomes all individuals and organizations who support building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse Halton community.
Membership is represented as two types:
- Individual membership – Individuals with experience and passion for equity initiatives, and who work or reside in Halton
- Organizational membership – Organizations (including networks, agencies, unions, groups, and businesses) with designated representatives who are directly involved in currently existing equity initiatives within their organization and/or are interested in introducing equity initiatives in their organization
Benefits of HEDR participation
- Contribute to decision-making at meetings
- Access HEDR resources and participate in professional development events
- Take part in a variety of professional learning opportunities during HEDR meetings
- Participate in innovative equity and inclusion projects and initiatives in the community
- Contribute to championing equity in Halton
Expectations of HEDR members
- To maintain an atmosphere of respectful discussion and professionalism and respect the confidentiality of all matters brought to HEDR
- To actively contribute their expertise, resources, and individual experiences to further the goals of HEDR
- To bring forward issues and information regarding inclusion, access and diversity to HEDR
- To attend meetings regularly. Regular attendance is defined as a minimum of 3 meetings annually.
Some individuals, organizations, agencies or businesses may want to hold an association with the Roundtable and its work. While these people may not actively work on behalf of the Roundtable, they understand and support the importance of the cause and the necessity for its visibility in the Halton community. An associate may not vote, but will still have access to minutes, newsletters, and Roundtable events.