Inclusion Education

Closeup of female student's hands as she uses American Sign Language.

Get to know our Inclusion & Equity Programs

At Peer Mentor+, one of our program areas centres on inclusion and equity. With this in mind, we plan events and activities throughout the year. Take a look at our upcoming programming, and make sure to check back often for updates!

Upcoming Programs

Sign Language Basics

Interested in learning basic sign language skills? This is a weekly 1.5 hours drop-in that is a fun, interactive, virtual way to learn with Deaf Peer Mentors.

Dates

  • Starting the week of January 30 until the week of April 10 (the last day is April 13)
  • Occurring every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:30pm

How to join

  • Meeting ID: 943 9355 8181
  • Passcode: 669694
  • Please use your GBC email address to sign up

ASL Snakes & Ladders

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing students and hearing students learning ASL. Join in and be social, in ASL, while playing board games. A great way to de-stress, bring joy and laugh, all while improving ASL skills.

Dates

  • Starting on February 1
  • Occurring every Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 pm

How to join

Chat with Deaf Peer Mentors

Join our Deaf Peer Mentors to improve and practise American Sign Language skills. Conversational ASL skills are increased in a fun and low-stress environment.

The program also offers support to Deaf students looking to chat or play games.

Spaces are limited. To book a session, email Vanita.Dama@georgebrown.ca

Sign Language Media Night - SLMN

Sign Language Media Night features screenings of films that include Sign Language with an open discussion via an online survey regarding the screening. The screening comes from media such as movies, tv, interviews, social media and more.