Tag Archives: equity

Focused, hybrid-method survey gives clearer insight into Black experience in Canada

Study lead and equity policy expert available for interviews   TORONTO, May 21, 2021 – Most Black Canadians regularly experience racism, whether it is in criminal justice, education, employment, health care, or in the recently added COVID-19 pandemic scenario, a York University-led ongoing survey reveals. “This experience is not new, but because Black Canadians are typically classified […]

What does it mean to be Black Canadian in a multi-racial Canada?

York University scholar available to discuss Blackness in Canada research project TORONTO, February 6, 2020 – It’s no accident that Professor Lorne Foster – one of Canada’s top scholars on racial profiling and anti-racism laws – chose to kick off his research project exploring Black Canadian identity during Black History Month. Black History Month is a […]

Stopping the stigmatization of Chinese classmates in response to coronavirus

York University educator is available to explain how to teach children to challenge fear TORONTO, January 31, 2020 – Parents need to avoid transferring their own fears about the coronavirus to their children, and instead encourage them to condemn racism and xenophobia against their East Asian Chinese classmates, says Vidya Shah, an assistant professor in […]

York University event to feature experts on Canada’s role in human rights, equity and inclusion

TORONTO, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 – The relationship between populism and human rights, equity and inclusion in Canada will dominate discussions during a two-day event organized by York University’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with Osgoode Hall Law School, the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, and the Department […]