Racism: Increasing Awareness and Understanding Webinar
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Shadell Permanand, BTh
Shadell has more than 18 years experience in the areas of conflict resolution, restorative justice and cultural diversity education. Her key roles have included Executive Director of a conflict resolution and restorative justice organization in Toronto, Canada, as well as senior leadership roles at York University and University of Toronto related to conflict resolution, crisis management, developing restorative student conduct programming, equity/diversity and public education. Shadell is an engaging facilitator who is passionate about developing environments that support equity, inclusion, restorative justice and constructive conflict resolution.
Race and racism is a sensitive topic. This webinar aims to increase awareness and understanding about racism through exploring a brief overview of the bad science and myth of biological race and discussing the social construct and reality of race and racism. Also explored are historical examples of racism and resistance against racism, important definitions and the dynamics of power and privilege as well as strategies for today in order to promote equity and inclusion within our organizations and communities.
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Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Explain the myth of biological race while demonstrating the legitimacy of race as a social construct.
- Recall historical examples of racism and resistance to racism.
- Describe important concepts and definitions related to race (e.g., prejudice, discrimination, power, privilege).
- Identify possible strategies for promoting inclusion within organizations and communities.