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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As long as white leaders remain unwilling, or unable, to have frank conversations about race, we’ll remain stuck.
Indigenous erasure in Canada is a form of racism that asks us to overlook, suppress or ignore the reality and experiences of Indigenous Peoples.
Feeling burnt out as an EDI lead? Learn how to use data to overcome the common EDI barriers at the root of your workplace woes.
Here are five ways to create a workplace culture that is welcoming and inclusive for transgender, nonbinary or gender diverse employees.