How Teachers Can Offer EDI Leadership for Schools

if we wish education to be equally accessible to ALL students, now is the time that our efforts toward equity are needed more than ever.  Here are three steps any teacher can take to tangibly support efforts toward more representative, accessible and inclusive schools.

Secrets from the EDI Leader Labs

Anima Leadership created leader labs for BIPOC and white leaders to develop their leadership skills. Here are some of the secrets we learned from the 2023 Leader Labs.

Why Brave Conversations are an Essential Part of the Inclusion Journey

Changing harmful patterns, especially around race, means doing something that can be terrifying: stepping bravely into difficult conversations around race. Learn some tips and tricks for taking on these brave conversations with equity training support from Anima Leadership.

EDI From A Harm Reduction Approach

If we try to reframe EDI work through a harm reduction approach, we can acknowledge the difficulty in totally eradicate all harm or micro-aggressions while also focusing on reducing the harm we cause to others and ourselves.

Having Bias Isn’t Good or Bad — It’s Human

Our brains naturally do a miraculous job of helping us move through the world by quickly processing information to make sense of our surroundings, remember subtle details and identify helpful patterns. But that means that sometimes in our minds, someone’s identity speaks before they do.

Dear Canada

I think sometimes of my ex-homeland with fondness, and other times with longing, but most of me is now rooted here. I don’t know if I can say thank you for taking me in. I have also given everything I have to you.

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