Anti-Racism Resources

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Black History Month – February

Government of Canada – Black History Month
Black History Manitoba
Black History Educational Package
Black Flourishing and Excellence in Social Work – February 1, 2024, Online
Sankofa Focused Healing: Mental Health & Black Youth in the Justice System – February 1, 2024, Online
Recognizing Anti-Black Racism – February 6, 2024, CMHR
Allies, Accomplices and Co-Conspirators – February 15, 2024, Online
Understanding Black Clients in Mental Health Care – February 15, 2024, Online
Black History Month Presentation – March 2, 2024, Online


MCSW Resources

Sandy, Clayton; Abdullahi, Omar; Denetto, Shereen; Katchmar, Kaysi; and Alexander, Sherri. Panell discussion: Anti-Racism and social work – moving from awareness to action 


Panel Discussion: Anti-Racism and Social Work – Moving from Awareness to Action Registration ( 


O’Neale, Heather. Self-awareness of the social worker: Race, ethnicity & culture. 


Race, Racism and Anti-Racism

Alexander, Michelle. (2012). The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness.  


The New Jim Crow – Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Michelle Alexander 
Environics Institute for Survey Research. (2019). Race relations in Canada 2019. A survey of Canadian public opinion and experience. Final Report.  


race-relations-in-canada-2019-survey—final-report-english.pdf ( 
Escayg, K.-A., Berman, R., & Royer, N. (2017). Canadian Children and Race: Toward an Antiracism Analysis. Journal of Childhood Studies, 42(2), 10-21. 


Canadian Children and Race: Toward an Antiracism Analysis | Journal of Childhood Studies ( 
Kundanani, Arun (Dec 13, 2020). Training is the graveyard of struggle: an anti—racist history.  


Training is the Graveyard of Struggle: An Anti-Racist History – Arun Kundnani 


National Museum of African American History & Culture. Being Antiracist.   Being Antiracist | National Museum of African American History and Culture ( 


Nelson, Jacqueline and Dunn, Kevin. Bystander anti-racism: a review of the literature.  


Bystander AntiRacism: A Review of the Literature ( 
Oluo, Ijeoma. (2019). So you want to talk about race  So You Want to Talk About Race, Book by Ijeoma Oluo (Paperback) | 


Putting racism on the table. Podcast by the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers. 
Saad, Layla (2020). Me and white supremacy.   LAYLA F. SAAD ( 

Tenney, Lena. (2020). Why is it so hard to talk about race? St. Mary’s College of Maryland  Webinar:  

Recording Registration – Zoom 



IMPLICIT BIAS.pdf – Google Drive 

What is anti-racism. January 25, 2021. Uploaded by University of Dayton.   What is Anti-Racism? – YouTube 


Government of Canada. Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019-2022.   Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022 –

Anti-Black Racism  


Bernard, Wanda Thomas. Still fighting for change: Black social workers in Nova Scotia.   Still Fighting for Change: Black Social Workers in Canada, Book by Wanda Bernard (Paperback) | 
Black Health Alliance. Anti-Black racism.   ANTI-BLACK RACISM ( 
Black Lives Matter. Impact Report 2020.   blm-2020-impact-report.pdf (
CBC News. (Jun 7, 2021). Damning report finds persisting and unyielding anti-Black racism in Ontario’s public service.  


Damning report finds ‘persistent and unyielding’ anti-Black racism in Ontario’s public service | CBC News 
Daigle, Chelby Marie. (2017). Addressing anti-black racism in Ottawa. Forum Summary Report.  


anti-black_racism_forum_report_2017-02.pdf ( 
DasGupta, Nan; Shandal, Vinay; Shadd, Daniel; Segal, Andrew in conjunction with CivilAction. (December 14, 2020). The pervasive reality of anti-Black racism in Canada.  


The Reality of Anti-Black Racism in Canada | BCG 
Global Centre for Pluralism.  Taking action to address anti-black racism in Canadian Schools.  


Webinar: Taking Action to Address Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Schools – Global Centre for Pluralism 


Nova Scotia College of Social Workers. Black lives matter: Dismantling white supremacy in social work.  


NSCSW | Black Lives Matter: Dismantling white supremacy in social work 
Reel Canada.  Black realities in Canada: free anti-racism lesson plan.  


Free Anti-Racism Lesson Plan ( 
University of Toronto. Report of the Anti-black Racism Task Force.   Report of the University of Toronto Anti-Black Racism Task Force ( 

Anti-Asian Racism  


Abrams, Zara (July 2, 2021). The mental health impact of anti-Asian racism. American Psychological Association.  


The mental health impact of anti-Asian racism ( 
Anti-Asian Violence Resources 


Anti-Asian Violence Resources 
CBC News. (June 8, 20201). More than half of Asian Canadians experienced discrimination in past year: survey 


More than half of Asian Canadians experienced discrimination in past year: survey | CBC News 
Go, Avvy, Lee-Ann, Jiyoung; and Go, Kelly. (July 2021). Examining the intersections of anti-Asian racism and gender based violence in Canada.   “More Exposed & Less Protected” in Canada: Racial Inequality as Systemic Violence During COVID-19 ( 


Government of Canada. Addressing anti-Asian racism.  


Addressing anti-Asian racism – 
Human Resources Student Association. Anti-Asian racism resources.  


Anti-Asian Racism Resources — HRSA 
Isomura, Erica. (2018). Canada 143/150: Japanese Problem/Chinese Problem. Canadian Race Relations Foundation 


150 Stories – Canada 143/150: Japanese Problem/Chinese Problem ( 


University of British Columbia. UBC National Forum on anti-Asian racism in Canada to discuss new Agnus Reid Institute data. 


UBC National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism in Canada June 10-11 to discuss new Angus Reid Institute data 
Yu, Henry. The white elephant in the room: Anti-Asian racism in Canada. University of British Columbia  


The white elephant in the room: anti-Asian racism in Canada – Beyond ( 
Zheng, Lily (May 27, 2021). To dismantle anti-Asian racism, we must understand its roots. Harvard Business Review.   To Dismantle Anti-Asian Racism, We Must Understand Its Roots ( 

Anti-Racism and Social Work  


A Historical Perspective of Social Work and Race. July 19, 2017. Uploaded by Smith College School for Social Work.  


A Historical Perspective of Social Work and Race – YouTube 
Addressing Whataboutisms in Anti-Racist Social Work Practice.  September 15, 2020. Uploaded by USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work 


Addressing Whataboutisms in Anti-Racist Social Work Practice – YouTube 
Advancing anti-racism in social work education. February 1, 2021. Uploaded by Council on Social Work Education  


Advancing Anti-Racism in Social Work Education – YouTube 
Anti-Black Racism and Racial Injustice in Social Work Practice.  February 2, 2021. Uploaded by Ryerson University.  


Anti-Black Racism and Racial Injustice in Social Work Practice – YouTube 
CASW. Anti-Racism   Search | Canadian Association of Social Workers ( 


Crown School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. (October 12, 2021 and November 9, 2021). Race, Racism and Psychodynamic theory and practice. University of Chicago.  


Race, Racism, and Psychodynamic Theory and Practice Tickets, Tue, Oct 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite 
Race, Law, & Social Work:  Serving Communities of Colour Using Anti-Racist Principles. April 16, 2021. Uploaded by Fordham Graduate School of Social Sciences.  


Race, Law & Social Work: Serving Communities of Color Using Anti-Racist Principles – YouTube 
Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice Symposium.  November 12, 2020. Uploaded by University of Huston Graduate College of Social Work.   Social Work, White Supremacy, and Racial Justice Symposium | Part 1/Day 1 – YouTube 

Anti-Racism in Health Care  


Gunn, Brenda. N.D. Ignored to death: Systemic racism in the Canadian Health Care System. University of Manitoba. ( 
Hassen N, Lofters A, Michael S, Mall A, Pinto AD, Rackal J. Implementing Anti-Racism Interventions in Healthcare Settings: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021; 18(6):2993. 


IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Implementing Anti-Racism Interventions in Healthcare Settings: A Scoping Review ( 
In Plain Sight.  Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in BC Health Care  




Full Report:  

In-Plain-Sight-Full-Report.pdf ( 



McGibbon, Elizabeith and Etow, Josephine. (2009). Anti-racist health care practice. Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc., Toronto, ON. 


Anti-Racist Health Care Practice: McGibbon, Elizabeth, Etowa, Josephine: 9781551303550: Books – 
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health.  Webinars on racism, anti-racism and racial equity.  


Webinars on racism, anti-racism and racial equity | National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health ( 


National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of health. Let’s talk whiteness and health equity.  


Lets-talk-whiteness-and-health-equity_2020_EN.pdf ( 


Southern Chief’s Organization. (2021). Survey on the experiences of racism in the Manitoba health care system.   SCO-Racism-Report-final-WEB.pdf (

Unconscious Bias  


American Psychologist Journal, various authors, Racial microaggressions in everyday life (2007)
Government of Canada. Unconscious bias training module.  


Unconscious bias training module ( 
Hughson, Callum. September 23rd, 2019. Unconscious bias: what it is and how to avoid it in the workplace. 


Unconscious bias: what it is and how to avoid it in the workplace ( 
ICA Associates. (2021). Identifying and addressing systemic racism, systemic discrimination and unconscious bias.   Diversity Learning Circles Online – ICA Associates ( 
King, Kevin. Operationalizing unconscious bias   Deoperationalizing Unconscious Bias ( 



Lead With Diversity
McIntyre, Chris. Understanding the unconscious bias 


SESXZRE1QQQI7GJQ3_Final Handouts_ChrisMcIntyre_AMsessions.pdf ( 
Shine. The types of unconscious bias we need to address.  The Types of Unconscious Bias We Needs to Address | Shine ( 
University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health webcast, Implicit bias & medical school admissions, and strategies to combat implicit bias (2020)

Anti-Racism Education  


Anti-racism in international education. November 5, 2020.  Uploaded by UC Berkeley Centre for Studies in Higher Education.  


Anti-Racism in International Education – YouTube 
Canadian Race Relations Foundations. Education and Training.  


Education and Training ( 
Education now: Understanding our commitment to anti-racism. April 14, 2021. Uploaded by Harvard Graduate School of Education.  


Education Now: Understanding Our Commitment to Anti-Racism – YouTube 


Pauchulo, Ana. Anti-racism education in Canada: best practices. Centre for Race and Culture.  


aares-report-forprint.pdf ( 
Racial Equity Tools. Resource List.   Fundamentals, Resource List, Resource Lists ( 


Racial Equity Tools. Training and Popular Education.   Act, Strategies, Training and Popular Education ( 


Tools for anti-racist teaching. July 21, 2020.  Uploaded by PBS Learning Media.   Episode 1: Tools for Anti-Racist Teaching – YouTube 

Anti-Racist Practice  


Beth Deazley, Nerene Virgin. Committing to Work of Anti-Racism – The Start of One Canadian Regulators Journey 


PowerPoint Presentation ( 
Doing our work. Podcast by the Guildford Anti-racism Alliance. 
Greenberg, Margaret and Greenlee, Gina. The business of race: How to create and sustain an antiracist workplace.  


The Business of Race: How to Create & Sustain an Antiracist Workplace Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite 
Hemphill, Sue. Cultural Diversity, Communication and Conflict. Mediation Services. Mediation Services.   


Cultural Diversity, Communication & Conflict ( 


How to be an Antiracist. June 26, 2019. Uploaded by the Aspen Institute.  


How to be an Antiracist – YouTube 


Indigenous Cultural Safety Collaborative Learning Series. National Indigenous Cultural Safety Webinars. 


Webinars — National Indigenous Cultural Safety Learning Series ( 
Seen Work. Anti-racist practices in the workplace.  


Advocating for Anti-Racist Practices in the Workplace — Seen@Work ( 


SFU Public Square. (October 6, 2021). Taking action! From structural racism to personal practices with Eva Jewell.  


Taking Action! From Structural Racism to Personal Practices with Eva Jewell Registration, Wed, 6 Oct 2021 at 3:00 PM | Eventbrite 


Shift HR Compliance Training. How to be an upstander in the face of racism.   How to Be an Upstander in the Face of Racism – SHIFT HR Compliance Training ( 


Tenney, Lena (2020). “Did they really just say that?!” Being an active bystander. St. Mary’s college of Maryland.  Webinar:  

“Did They Really Just Say That?!” Being an Active Bystander – Zoom 



2020_06_24 SMCM (Tenney) (1).pdf – Google Drive 

2020_06_24 SMCM (Tenney) (1).pdf – Google Drive 


Tenney, Lena. (2020). What does it mean to be anti-racist? Practical tips for everyday advocacy. St. Mary’s College of Maryland.   Webinar:  

What Does It Mean To Be Anti-Racist? Practical Tips For Everyday Advocacy – Zoom 



2020_07_01 SMCM (Tenney).pdf – Google Drive 


Tolley, Kim and Chalravarty-Gannon, Tista. Referrals to professional discipline:  addressing over-representation from minority groups.  


PowerPoint Presentation ( 
Vaughan Public Libraries. (October 6, 2021) Reflecting on Racism & Discrimination: Human rights in the work place.   Reflecting on Racism & Discrimination: Human Rights in the Workplace Registration, Wed, 6 Oct 2021 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite 

Trauma Informed Practice  


Alberta Family Wellness Initiative  Brain Story Certification » Alberta Family Wellness Initiative 


Being Trauma Aware  Being Trauma Aware ( 


Centre for Health Care Strategies. Incorporating racial equity into trauma informed care.  


Incorporating Racial Equity into Trauma-Informed Care – Center for Health Care Strategies ( 


Follins, Lourdes. Adverse childhood events and trauma-informed care. Ontario HIV Treatment Network.   Lourdes Follins : Adverse Childhood Events And Trauma-Informed Care | The Ontario HIV Treatment Network ( 


Hollins-Slims, Nikole and Milakovic, Dana. (2020). Equitable practices through a trauma-informed lens.   Equitable Practices Through a Trauma-Informed Lens ( 
Keels, Micere. (2020). Building racial equity through trauma-responsive discipline. ASCD.   Building Racial Equity Through Trauma-Responsive Discipline – ASCD 


Mental Health Commission of Canada. (2016). The case for diversity. Building the case to improve mental health services for immigrant, refugee, ethno-cultural and racialized populations.  


case_for_diversity_oct_2016_eng.pdf ( 
Miller, K. K., Brown, C. R., Shramko, M., & Svetaz, M. V. (2019). Applying Trauma-Informed Practices to the Care of Refugee and Immigrant Youth: 10 Clinical Pearls. Children (Basel, Switzerland), 6(8), 94.  


children-06-00094.pdf ( 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2014). SAMHSA’s concept of trauma and guidance for trauma-informed approached.  


SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach 
Washington State Department of health (June 2019). Framing the crossroads of trauma-informed care and equity.   Framing the Crossroads of Trauma-Informed Care and Equity ( 

Resource Hubs 


Brandon University. Diversity and Human Rights.  


Resources | Diversity and Human Rights ( 
BC Patient Safety & Quality Council. Cultural Safety & Humility Resources.   Cultural Safety & Humility / BC Patient Safety & Quality Council ( 


Canadian Association for Neuroscience. Anti-racism resources.   Anti-racism resources – Canadian Association for Neuroscience ( 


Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. Webinars.  


CCDI – Event Calendar

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Race and anti-racism. 


Race and anti-racism | Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives 


Canadian Race Relations Foundation. Learning about Racism. 


Education and Training – Learning about Racism ( 


Canadian Race Relations Foundations. Webinar Series.  


Webinars ( 
City of Winnipeg. Anti-Racism Week.  


Anti-Racism Week – City of Winnipeg 
Eventbrite. Webinar Racism.  Online Webinar Racism Events | Eventbrite 


Government of Canada.  Building foundation for change:  Canada’s anti-racism strategy 2019-2022. 


Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022 – 


Government of Canada. Anti-racism learning series.  


Anti-Racism Learning Series – CSPS ( 


Government of Canada. Anti-racism news 


Anti-Racism news – 
Government of Manitoba. Creating racism-free schools through critical/courageous conversations on race.  


Creating Racism-Free Schools through Critical/Courageous Conversations on Race | Manitoba Education ( 
Immigration Partnership Winnipeg. Anti-racism resources.  


IPW Anti-Racism Campaign | ipwinnipeg 
Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations 


Anti-racism Archives – MANSO ( 
Moishe House. Antiracism Resources.  Antiracism Resources | Moishe House 


NASW. Racial Equity 


Racial Equity ( 
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants. Anti-racism and anti-oppression webinars.  


Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Webinars | Organizational Standards Initiative ( 


Public Service Alliance of Canada. Anti-racism resources.   Anti-Racism Resources | Public Service Alliance of Canada ( 


Racial Equity Tools  Racial Equity Tools | Home 


Rise Against Hate. 


Home ( 
The Manitoba Human Rights Commission. Education and Resources.  


Province of Manitoba | v1 – Discrimination is prohibited by the human Rights code ( 


Social Planning Council of Winnipeg. Anti-Racism Resource.  


Anti-Racism Resources – Social Planning Council of Winnipeg ( 
Southern Chiefs Organization Inc. Anti-Racism.  


Anti-Racism – Southern Chiefs’ Organization Inc. ( 
Sport Manitoba. Anti-Racism in Sport.  


Anti-Racism in Sport ( 
University of Manitoba. Disrupting all forms of racism.    University of Manitoba – Medicine – Wellness – Resources: Disruption of All Forms of Racism ( 


University of Manitoba. Indigenous Health: News and Events.   News & Events – Indigenous Health – LibGuides at University of Manitoba ( 


University of Manitoba. Resource Recommendations Relating to Anti-Black and Anti-Indigenous Racism  


Home – Resource Recommendations Relating to Anti-Black and Anti-Indigenous Racism – LibGuides at University of Manitoba ( 
University of Manitoba. Resources on Equity Diversity and Inclusion in Health.  Home – Resources on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Health – LibGuides at University of Manitoba ( 


University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association. U of M Anti-Racism.  U of M Anti-Racism | UMGSA