|Date:||July 15, 2021|
|Time:||10:00 am - 12:00 pm|
Join us for an informative and interactive session that explores how to create safer spaces in Tourism and Hospitality. This session will start with an overview of the go2HR programs by Judy Frankel, communications manager at go2HR, and will include go2HR's upcoming programs including the BSAFE™ safety certificate program. The rest of the workshop will then be facilitated by Stacey Forester from Good Night Out Vancouver and will outline the basis for their education program for the prevention of sexual harassment and other forms of gender-based violence in the hospitality industry.
Did you know that restaurants and bars have been identified by Statistics Canada as two places where Canadians are most likely to experience sexual harassment and other unwanted acts? As the hospitality and entertainment sectors are set to resume “business as usual,” the industry is uniquely positioned to open up on a stronger, safer foot than before. Safe Spaces Start Here will introduce some of the root causes of sexualized violence, how it shows up in these industries, and share some ideas to both prevent and respond to it, including lessons from COVID, as well as making links to municipal and provincial initiatives.