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Anti-Black Racism in Canada and Impact on Health

Friday, February 18, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event via ZOOM

This event is part of the Schulich EDIDI Dialogues Series, held during the Black History Month. Panelists - Gordon Thane (Moderator and Western Alumnus), Tiye Nesbith (Student), Sara Ali (student), Sinead Osivwemu (student) and Dr. Hodan Ismail (Black Physician) will provide perspectives.

Topics include scenarios, on the following:

  • Neglect, Exclusion & Marginalization
  • Lack of Diversity in Academic Institutions and representation in the student body and healthcare workforce. 
  • What Needs to Happen Next: Trauma-informed care- especially in healthcare settings and when responding to mental health crises
  • True full-time allyship
  • Equity vs Equality
  • Embracing the EDIDI approach.
Melanie Katsivo

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