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 Anti-Asian racism

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East and southeast Asian resources   Anti-East Asian Racism: An information sheet put together by the City of Toronto to address anti-East Asian racism. 
South Asian resources History of South Asians in Canada: Timeline: Focusing on South Asians in Canada, this timeline gives a historical overview to the oppressive treatment of South Asian diasporic communities. 


Anti-Black racism

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Anti-Indigenous racism

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  • Anti-Racism Guide from Western Carolina University: Definitions of racism, anti-racism, white supremacy, a collection of resources for anti-racist allies and people of colour 

  • Call it out: Racism, racial discrimination and human rights: A 30-minute interactive eLearning course that offers a foundation for learning about race, racial discrimination and human rights protections under Ontario's Human Rights Code. 

  • How To Be An Anti-Racist: Excerpt: “Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Ibram X. Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.” 

  • Me and My White Supremacy: Layla Saad’s 28-day challenge that leads readers through a journey of understanding their white privilege and participation in white supremacy, so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on black, indigenous and people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too. 

  • So You Want to Talk About Race: Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to “model minorities” in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life. 



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Bystander Intervention

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Disability Justice

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General resources  Islamophobia: An initiative put together by the City of Toronto to address Islamophobia and how to support Muslim communities.
Queer and Trans Muslim resources
Student resources  “I felt like I was being watched”: The hypervisibility of Muslim students in higher education: A study focused on how pervasive Islamophobia is in university environments, often manifesting as microaggressions. 



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Racial microaggressions   Examples of Racial Microaggressions: A guide that outlines different racial/ethnic microaggressions and the message they each give off. NOTE: some of these microaggressions can be retraumatizing, please approach this with your own comfort in mind.  
2SLGBTQIA+ microaggressions  
Sexism-based microaggressions   Making the Invisible Visible – Gender Microaggressions: A factsheet created by the University of New Hampshire to address common sexism-based microaggressions.  
Ableism-based microaggressions  


2SLGBTQIA+ Inclusion

For 2SLGBTQIA+ folx



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  • Human rights and newcomers: eLearning series that were originally created in response to the Syrian refugee crisis. They can help all newcomers, support agencies and the public learn about their rights and responsibilities under Ontario’s Human Rights Code. 

  • Removing the “Canadian experience barrier”:  eLearning on Removing the "Canadian experience" barrier in employment and rights and responsibilities under the Ontario Human Rights Code.