Why Now? Education and Systemic Racism

Friday, October 30, 2020
1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Register here: hrs.humber.ca/register

Participants: Students, Faculty, Administrative, Support
Workshop Objectives:
  • Increase understanding of the here and now as it relates to anti-Indigenous, anti-Black racism and systemic racism
  • Identify strategies to interrupt systemic racism in the learning and working environment
  • Concretize strategies for critical, decolonialized and effective allyship
Faciliitator: Dr. Carl James
Dr. Carl E. James is the Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora and former Director of the York Centre for Education & Community (YCEC). He teaches in the Faculty of Education and in the Graduate Program in Sociology at York University and Social Work. His research interests include examining how issues of equity, access, inclusivity and social justice are taken up in educational institutions in relation to the educational, occupational and career experiences of racialized people. He has a keen interest in promoting equity and social justice which are necessary if we are to have a society in which individuals are able to fully participate and attain their aspirations. He holds a PhD in Sociology and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.