Building Awareness, Documenting Barriers & Identifying Best Practices to Combat Racism


Building Awareness, Documenting Barriers & Identifying Best Practices to Combat Racism

Date: March 8, 2024 Key Topics: uMetropolis Course

Funded by World Education Services

The course aims to equip learners with a deeper understanding of systemic racism, strategies for fighting racism, legal recourse options, and examples of anti-racist initiatives in various sectors. The course is structured into four modules, each covering different aspects of systemic racism, fighting racism, racism cases and the legal system, and government and workplace anti-racist initiatives. The course features video lectures by experts in the field, including Fo Niemi, Bochra Manaï, Julius Grey, Bernie Farber, Teresa Woo-Paw, and Linton Garner. 

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand systemic racism's theoretical foundations, its impact on legal and governmental systems, and its implications for racial minority youth.
  • Evaluate strategies for combating racism in governance and organizational contexts, including awareness-raising, diversity training, and legal recourse options.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of anti-racist initiatives in governmental, legal, and workplace sectors, identifying best practices and challenges.
  • Apply acquired knowledge to develop a nuanced understanding of systemic racism and anti-racist strategies, culminating in reflective essay writing.

Course outline:

  • Lesson 1: The Concept of Systemic Racism
  • Lesson 2: Fighting Racism
  • Lesson 3: Racism Cases and the Legal System  
  • Lesson 4 : Government and Workplace Anti-Racist Initiatives

$100.00 CAD

The course aims to equip learners with a deeper understanding of systemic racism, strategies for fighting racism, legal recourse options, and examples of anti-racist initiatives in various sectors. The course is structured into four modules, each covering different aspects of systemic racism, fighting racism, racism cases and the legal system, and government and workplace anti-racist initiatives. The course features video lectures by experts in the field, including Fo Niemi, Bochra Manaï, Julius Grey, Bernie Farber, Teresa Woo-Paw, and Linton Garner. 

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