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Anti Racism 101

Event Date:

September 21, 2021

Event Time:

1:00 pm

Event Location:

2 Part Live Virtual Workshop

Interrupting Racism, Unconscious Bias and Beyond (Live Virtual Workshop)

Over the past year, racism has been front and centre in the news. Many people are expressing shock and outrage regarding incidents of racism and hate right here in Canada. Canadians are questioning our history of colonialism and racism. People are grappling with terms such as privilege, unconscious bias, micro-aggressions and systemic racism, wondering where to ask their questions and what to say and do. At the same time, while we know that people who experience racism can be traumatized by the inaction of bystanders, most people freeze up when they witness incidents of racism, largely due to a lack of skills. Organizations and individuals are desirous of creating safer communities for all.

This workshop is not a traditional webinar but a live virtual training! These two 3 hour virtual sessions will be highly interactive where participants engage with each other in discussions, case studies and skill development in both small breakout groups as well as in the main classroom. You will be listening to the facilitator and you will communicate with the facilitator and other participants using chat. You will not be seen and only heard if you ask questions via audio rather than chat.

Workshop Objectives will include:

  • Where did the term Race originate?
  • Agreements for Creating a Safe Space for Training;
  • Identifying the Fears in Addressing Race;
  • Key Terminology;
    • History of Racism and Colonialism in Canada;
    • Understanding Social Identity and Unconscious Bias – How to reduce bias in hiring;
    • The Role of Privilege, Power & Stereotypes;
    • Micro-Aggressions: How do we knowingly or unknowingly contribute to the experience of racism;
    • Deconstructing Racism: Systemic, Institutional, Interpersonal, Internalized.

Key take aways include:

  • Organizational & Individual Action Plan
  • The Business case for Addressing Racial Inequality
  • Strategies to correct racial inequities and correct unfair practices within the workplace
  • Tools to foster inclusive leadership: Educate, Accept, Support, Evaluate
  • Advancing Along the Allyship Spectrum: Denial, Bystander, Upstander, Inclusive, Champion
  • How to Interrupt Racism:-Tackling Uncomfortable Conversations & Dispelling Common Myths

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Event F.A.Q

For Windows

WINDOWS For meeting application - Intel Core 2 or faster processor (or equivalent) - Windows 10 (64-bit, Windows 10 ‘N’ Edition users must install the ‘Media Feature Pack’ before installing the application.) - 1 GB of RAM (2 GB or higher recommended) For HTML Client - Intel Core i5 or faster processor (or equivalent) - Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) - 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended) - Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (Chromium) (v79.0 & above)

For Mac

MAC OS For meeting application - 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor - 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended) - Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14 and 10.15 For HTML Client - Intel Core i5 or faster processor (or equivalent) - Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14 and 10.15 - 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended) - Apple Safari (v12.0 & above), Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Microsoft Edge (Chromium) (v79.0 & above)

For Linux

LINUX For HTML Client - Ubuntu 18.04; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 - Google Chrome - No application support is available for Linux. All features enabled in HTML browser except screen sharing. VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT - Citrix XenApp 7.11

Registrations are non-refundable but transferable to another person for the exact workshop date.

Event Location:

  • 2 Part Live Virtual Workshop

Event Schedule Details

  • September 21, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 28, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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