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Anti-Racism Education Road Map

On this page, you will find a structured path - a roadmap - that has been curated to guide you in your learning journey on the topic of anti-racism. Our hope is that this guide will provide you with the tools needed towards actively practicing anti-racism and navigating the complexities of racial inequity in your daily life. 

Navigating the Path Ahead

This roadmap is a flexible guide that you can adapt for your own pace and depth of engagement. We suggest moving through the modules as they appear on this page, starting at the Introduction and ending with Building your Toolkit.

Introduction

Material Description Duration Accompanying Resource

Introduction to Equity

This online resource in the form of a recorded PowerPoint Presentation aims to provide a baseline understanding of core foundational concepts and frameworks while exploring how our interactions with one another are shaped by systems of oppression, power, and privilege.

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1 hour
Privilege Exercise
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Fundamentals

Material Description Duration
Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Modules

The Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Training covers topics such as privilege, whiteness, understanding microaggressions and Anti-Racism & Anti-Oppression in action.

This asynchronous training can be accessed through the self-registration page on the LEARN platform.

This online training consists of 5 modules and 5 quizzes and takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

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Specialized Learnings

Material Description Duration
Anti-Asian Racism  Available on February 28th, 2024  
Islamophobia  Available on February 30th, 2024  

Anti-Racism Response: Racial Slurs & Hierarchies of Power

 

This presentation was created to promote anti-racism education and to help build one’s understanding around the use of the N-word during sport’s games.

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30 minutes

Anti-Racism Response: Blackface on and off campus

This presentation was created to promote anti-racism education and to help build one’s understanding of the history and implications of Blackface. Lastly, it will provide context on how individuals can move forward in disrupting racism.

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1 hour
The Curve Podcast The Curve with Christopher is a podcast series hosted by Dr. Christopher S. Taylor, associate vice-president of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racism, which features discussions about sports and its intersections with race, history, culture, and society. 45 episodes approximately 20 minutes in length each
Confronting Anti-Black Racism e-Learning Course Confronting Anti-Black Racism is based on the Arts Faculty course, Arts130, which was developed and taught by Dr. Christopher Taylor in the fall semester, 2020. Dr. Taylor has collaborated with EDI-R to create this self-directed learning course made up of the original Arts130 modules. 7 modules approximately 2 hours in length each
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Wise Practices

Material Description Duration Accompanying Resource
Bystander Intervention  Available on February 28th, 2024    
Pathways to Addressing Racism with Care

This online resource will provide a baseline understanding of core foundational concepts and frameworks as it relates to anti-racism and addressing disclosures of racism.

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
1 hour 30 minutes  

Developing an Anti-Oppressive Practice

This online resource aims to help folks build awareness of their own power and privilege based on their social identity. You will learn how power is enacted within the university, creating barriers for students from equity-deserving communities. The goal is to help people particularly student-facing practitioners from student services build anti-oppressive practices into their own work.

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30 minutes
Pre-reading for Developing an Anti-Oppressive Practice
Accommodations for Racial Trauma Have you experienced impacts from racism, racial trauma, racial violence, and are looking for academic accommodations related to those experiences and impacts? Resources and support are available.  Approximately 3 minutes of reading  
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Building Your Toolkit

How to Build Student Programming through an EDI-R Lens
How to Build an Anti-Oppressive Practice
How to Address Microaggressions in the Classroom
How do I Identify the Privilege I Hold?