The PIPSC Human Rights and Diversity Committee held an anti-Black racism webinar on September 30, 2020. The event was opened by Jennie Esnard, PIPSC NCR Regional Director and Chair of the Human Rights and Diversity Committee, and moderated by the PIPSC Education staff.
The panelists were:
- Emilie Nicolas, award-winning Human Rights advocate and anthropologist
- Larry Rousseau, Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress
Participants got a sense of how anti-Black racism impacts Black families throughout Canada. We were reminded of the importance of listening to Black voices who speak up about injustice, and combating systemic racism in our institutions by standing up and demanding change.
A rich question and answer period ensued.
Watch the video recording of the session below.
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Have questions about how to combat anti-Black racism in your workplace? Contact the PIPSC Black caucus.