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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination News Archive

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President’s message on becoming an anti-racist community

March 22, 2021 — 
'Our commitment must be to closely examine our past, current, and future actions to ensure that we are working towards the dismantling of racism in all its forms'

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Image of woman wearing a COVID mask. This photo appears on the cover of the EDI-COVID supports handbook.

Upholding the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion during COVID-19

February 3, 2021 — 
The handbook provides a multitude of resources, while building awareness of the impact of COVID-19 on communities

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Faculty of Education

‘Clapping back at systemic racism in education’

October 5, 2020 — 
Cranston's lecture, "Clapping back at systemic racism in education," was a frank discussion about inequality.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Disruption of all Forms of Racism policy approved

September 1, 2020 — 
On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Faculty Executive Council (FEC) approved the RFHS Disruption of all Forms of Racism policy, the first anti-racism policy to be passed by any faculty or post-secondary institution in Canada.

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Faculty of Social Work

Our Fight Against Anti-Black Racism in Social Work

June 16, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Social Work at the University of Manitoba fully, and without reservation, supports the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) Student Committee and the Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Issues (RECI) caucus' Call to Action to "Fight Against Anti-Black Racism in Social Work."

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

A message to the Faculty of Graduate Studies community on racism

June 16, 2020 — 
Let us take this opportunity to do the important work of educating ourselves about historical and modern racism, and our roles in perpetuating racism culturally and systemically.

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