Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and Inclusion will build upon two previous forums hosted by Experiences Canada exploring topics such as poverty, cultural racism, and gender equality to help youth deepen their understanding of the systemic barriers faced by some Canadians and how they can become stronger advocates and allies to address those barriers and foster a more inclusive environment in their classrooms, clubs, and community activities.
Below you can find archived webinars, and learning resources to start you on your journey to better allyship.
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Diversity, Inclusion and Allyship
This session is intended to provide a general overview of key concepts related to diversity, inclusion, and allyship. This workshop will expand on what it means to be an ally, and that education on diversity and inclusion is a journey that begins at a personal level. These concepts will be addressed through an intersectional lens, exploring various dimensions of identity such as race, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, etc.
Speaker: Ruth Fisseha, Experiences Canada
Fighting racism in Canada takes the collective actions of many communities to build a future with equal opportunities, access to the right resources, and safe and inclusive spaces free of stigma and hate. In this webinar, we explore aspects of our own identity and how it shapes our views, relations and social skills. Participants will also learn the history of racism toward Asian Canadian communities in Canada and bystander intervention.
Speakers: Sara Leung and Jennifer Vong, Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice
2SLGBTQ+ Inclusion & Advocacy Through Allyship
This 60-minute session will provide an introduction to 2SLGBTQ+ identities, rights and inclusion, with a focus on building skills and knowledge to meaningfully include 2SLGBTQ+ people. Through an exploration of allyship and solidarity, participants will learn new strategies and tools to advance intersectional, 2SLGBTQ+ inclusive youth advocacy.
Speaker: Fae Johnstone, Wisdom2Action
As well as contributing to the Virtual Forum Series, Experience Canada’s program partners are also offering additional resources to assist with asynchronous learning.
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