Join us for the October 13th REDI Empower Hour.
Walk the Walk: The journey from “I am not racist “to I am anti-racist”
How do we move from awareness and self-reflection to actions to eliminate racism in our community? How do we transition from passive “not racist” to “anti-racist”? How do we change attitudes and behaviours so that we dismantle barriers and change systems of oppression? How can we work together towards an environment that fosters inclusion and reflects and embodies principles of diversity and equity and to support culture change across our faculty?
In this session we will open the conversation on different strategies to engage deeply with anti-racism and become true allies and anti-racists. In this journey of learning and unlearning, we are all invited to embrace our vulnerabilities and discomfort, admit the fear and commit to move forward equipped with a strong sense of responsibility, curiosity and resilience.
Facilitator: Dr. Neila Miled – Anti-racism Advisor
Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2022
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT
Please note that the event will not be recorded
What Will I Learn?
- You will learn about the difference between not-racist and anti-racist and strategies to become an ally.
What is the REDI Empower Hour
The Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is proud to present a new REDI Empower Hour series featuring our team of advisors: Robyn Campol, Dr. Neila Miled and Derek Thompson. This fresh and informative series will be spontaneous and conversational in its approach to talk about issues that are timely and relevant. These sessions will also highlight the importance of showing up to these necessary conversations with presence and persona – so bring your very best of curiosity and energy!
Each session will also provide an opportunity for the participants to engage in a Q & A or to simply to reflect on the merits of the conversations. This exciting series will be offered monthly, with each advisor presenting their own one hour session.