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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination News Archive

Asper School of Business

Elevating anti-racism awareness

March 22, 2022 — 
Asper student Shyanti Saha Arpa discusses her role on UM's Anti-Racism Task Force

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March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2022 — 
A day for us to reflect on progress that has been made in combatting racial discrimination, acknowledge the work that still needs to be done and re-commit our efforts moving forward

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Walking the Talk

March 3, 2022 — 
Since the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences passed Canada’s first post-secondary institutional anti-racism policy in August 2020, receiving local and national attention, the focus has shifted to educating key stakeholders about the policy and implementing it across the Rady Faculty’s five colleges

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Person walks on the path along the Quad with Tier Building in the background in winter 2022. // Photo from Jack Rach

Dismantling racism: UM establishes Anti-Racism Task Force

March 2, 2022 — 
Includes diverse members from across the University who have been active in advancing racial justice and decolonization throughout the University through their leadership, experience, subject matter expertise, and community involvement

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Street art in Prague reads: "if not us then who, if not now then when?"

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

What does it mean to be antiracist?

February 17, 2022 — 
Most of us have heard the term “anti-racist”—in the media, in social settings, on our Instagram feeds—but what does this term really mean?

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Scarborough Charter banner

UM endorses the Scarborough Charter

January 28, 2022 — 
Charter to address anti-Black racism and foster Black inclusion

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People embrace in front of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a memorial for the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

As an Indigenous doctor, I see the legacy of residential schools and ongoing racism in today’s health care

June 7, 2021 — 
'The legacy of residential schools is not just in the intergenerational trauma and impacts on Indigenous families and communities — it is also in the health care system'

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Admin Building and Fort Garry campus.

We all share in building equity, diversity and inclusion at UM

June 2, 2021 — 
UM President releases the EDI Task Force Final Report to the community

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM medical prof honoured for equity, diversity and gender initiatives in medicine

May 31, 2021 — 
For Dr. Gigi Osler, it was the #MeToo movement shining a light on sexual harassment in 2017 that was the catalyst for her to advance the cause of gender equity in the workplace.

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Health care team and patient in bed.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interprofessional program addresses racism in health care

April 8, 2021 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Office of Interprofessional Collaboration focused on the topic of racism in health care when welcoming over 600 first-year students in a pair of virtual events that spanned four campuses and nine programs

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