anti-black racism

May 11, 2017
This report was published by the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership and City for All Women Initiative. HERE IS HOW THE AUTHOR'S DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: Through eleven small group discussions, each led by experts from Ottawa’s Black communities, participants identified many shared concerns that have persisted over time. They put forward recommendations for addressing anti-Black racism in education, employment, social services (focusing on mental health and genderbased violence), policing (including courts and prisons), community and civic engagement, Islamophobia, and media representation. ...
May 11, 2017
We reflect on our embodied experiences of living out the various layers of anti-Black racism in our daily lives. Our starting point is our powerful gut reaction to the experiences of Black youth in a research study exploring youth violence and healing in Canada. We were awed by the intensity of anti-Black racism that youth wrestle with and their creative strategies of healing from its violence. As researchers, we were stunned into reflexive realization that we were inextricably woven into the tangled webs of anti-Black racism even as we were struggling to disentangle ourselves and break free...
March 20, 2017
This toolkit was published by The United Nations Association in Canada. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This youth-developed anti-racism toolkit emerged from Youth Forums Against Racism that took place across Canada. The project was sponsored by the United Nations Association in Canada. The KIT has three sections, all addressing racism: information, tools, and resources. The Information section looks at current issues and key concepts in racism, and debunks a range of myths and misconceptions. The Tools section includes a wide range of interactive workshops for a variety of ages...
March 20, 2017
This report was published by the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies. HERE IS HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:African Canadian children and youth are overrepresented in Ontario's child welfare system. This report describes the problem, summarizes literature about racial disproportionality and disparities in child welfare, and identifies some of the promising practices implemented by various child welfare agencies in Ontario and other jurisdictions to address disproportionality and disparities.  The report provides and overview and summary of the issues and recommendations for...
March 20, 2017
This report was published by the Government of Ontario. HERE IS HOWE THE AUTHOR'S DESCRIBE THE REPORT:This 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan is the province’s commitment to change the way we do things and break down barriers to advance racial equity. This means reviewing government policies, programs and services to find ways for everyone to have better opportunities and outcomes. A Better Way Forward: Ontario’s 3-Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan targets systemic racism by building an anti-racism approach into the way government develops policies, makes decisions, evaluates programs, and...