Event Description

Student Activities

It's About Race Webinar with the Diversity Trust

Wed 06 October 2021 14:00-16:00
Zoom

The overall aim of the course is to educate individuals in organisations giving them a better, in-depth understanding of various forms of racism, as well as racial bias and the issues affecting the black community in the context of the current climate and black history.

The course has a focus on the topics of anti-racism and white privilege and looks to assist organisations in making practical and structural changes that contributes to a positive impact in the fight against racism and racial inequality.

The course includes:

Scene Setting – Global, national and locally relevant.

Anti-Racism – What does this mean?

Privileges and Responsibilities. This includes: exploring White Privilege.

Racial Bias - A focus on Race and racism ‘challenging the isms’

Having difficult conversations about Race - This includes Definitions, terms and language.

Micro-Racism: Micro-inequities and aggressions/behaviours.

Self-agency and becoming a ‘Change Agent’ This includes advice, guidance and tools in relation to identifying racial discrimination, harassment and bias.



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