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The Anti-Black Racism Professional Development Series is a collaborative initiative of the Department of Human Resources and the Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility. The series has been designed to enhance awareness and understanding about anti-Black racism, how to address it and how to be an ally. The series will foster dialogue, encourage reflexibility, challenge misconceptions and leverage the participant’s lived experiences.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Understanding Whiteness, Privilege and Being an Active Ally

Schedule: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Instructors: Jodie Glean
This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. The link to join the webinar will be e-mailed prior to the session.

This session will explore the concepts of whiteness and privilege, how these get manifested and how they contribute to anti-Black racism. It will also highlight what it means to be an ally working against anti-Black racism and explore strategies/approaches to challenge racism and make our campus more respectful and equitable for all people.