anti-racism

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Challenging Racist “British Columbia”: 150 Years and Counting charts racism and resistance in the history of the province

Three of the seven authors are either current or former educators at UVic Challenging Racist “British Columbia”: 150 Years and Counting is a new book that works to highlight the…
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More than fifty regions across British Columbia work to eliminate racism with Resilience

A network of anti-racism resistance, support, and resources. On March 19, Resilience BC: Anti-Racism Network launched a new website that will provide support for anti-racism initiatives in communities across the…

UVic, let’s go beyond anti-racism workshops and towards structural changes

Community-centered resilience is key in dismantling institutional oppressions In response to the Atlanta shootings last week, UVic President Kevin Hall put out a statement. Hall is committing to dismantling “these…
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UVic’s 5 Days of Action focuses on equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism

From Nov. 16-20, UVic’s 5 Days of Action presented a wide range of insightful workshops and virtual engagement sessions with UVic President Kevin Hall. Each day has an associated theme:…
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UVic anti-racism zine empowers Asian youth to build BIPOC solidarity

Cultivating Growth and Solidarity is a zine that aims to give youth tools to understand and work against racism. But it is also a story of community resiliency and deeper…
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Undergraduate-led initiative calls for greater action on equity, diversity, and inclusion by UVic’s Faculty of Science

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, two UVic undergraduate students noticed a marked absence of engagement with racism and its role in the world of science.…
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Optional training is not enough: UVic needs to enforce accountability to tackle systemic racism

President Cassels’s anti-racism training announcement does little to end systemic racism at UVic UVic’s president, Jamie Cassels, recently announced an optional anti-racism training program for staff and students, stating that…

Letter from the Editor: Black lives, and Black stories, matter

How we are building a newsroom against racism I’m not going to waste a second of your time with a series of platitudes about how the Martlet is against racism.…
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Pandemic best practices: How to avoid unhelpful language and behavior around COVID-19

In the wake of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, cases of xenophobic behavior, racist language, and hate filled actions have skyrocketed. In light of this fact, here are some different ways…