Community Resources

Anti-Racism

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A Progressive’s Style Guide (PDF)
For community members, grassroots leaders, activists, and progressive funders – a guide outlining progressive movement frameworks, decolonizing practices, and up-to-date word choice and phrasing for current theory of change directions and momentum across groups and issue areas.

Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre
STAND – Framing and Learning Anti-Racism resource that defines the different forms and strategies of racism and anti-racism.

AMSSA Diversity & Inclusion resources
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC lists BC and Canadian resources that have a diversity and inclusion focus.

BC Teachers’ Federation
Antiracism online resources, websites and curriculum

Black Feminist Perspectives on COVID-19: A Reading List — Black Women Radicals
Resource for Black feminist podcasts, webinars, books, and articles

City of Vancouver’s Multiculturalism resources

Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them by Shakil Choudhury (book & resources)
Deep Diversity seeks to reframe the debate regarding racism and systemic discrimination in a practical, scientific and compassionate manner.

Elimin8hate
Website and resources with the mission to provide an anonymous and safe reporting environment for Canadians of Asian ancestry experiencing anti-Asian attacks. To consolidate public resources in an accessible format to victims. To utilize reported data for actionable change.

Government of Canada’s Anti-racism resources
A list of supporting resources to Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy

Hollaback.org
Hollaback! is on a mission to end harassment — in all its forms by working together to understand the problem, ignite public conversations, and develop innovative strategies that result in safe and welcoming environments for all.

Hollaback: Bystander Intervention Training to stop anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment
In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment, Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt their free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment.

How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (book)
Ibram X. Kendi considers the different forms of racism in society and how we can best eliminate them, while also sharing his personal experiences with racism.

Indigenous Issues 101
Resource for people unfamiliar with specific aboriginal topics, with a focus on myth debunking.

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad (book)
Me and White Supremacy: A 28-Day Challenge to Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor

Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network
The Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network will offer a multi-faceted, province-wide approach with greater focus and leadership in identifying and challenging racism. The program will connect communities with information, supports and training they need to respond to, and prevent future incidents of, racism and hate.

The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole (book)

The stereotype is dead: Researchers show that Native Americans drink less than whites (article)

UBC Access and Diversity – Awareness resources

Unsettling America – Decolonization in Theory & Practice
Created and curated as one settler’s labour of love and resistance, Unsettling America aspires towards a decentralized network of autonomous groups and individuals dedicated to mental and territorial decolonization throughout Turtle Island and the “Americas.”

Vancouver Police Department’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigenous Relations Section
The Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigenous Relations Section seeks to engage with the community and partner agencies to improve public safety and to address victimization motivated by bias, prejudice, and hate. This section develops and implements community-based initiatives and programs to build relationships with Vancouver’s diverse communities.

Vancouver School Board
Anti-Racism resources for students and parents

White Nonsense Roundup
White Nonsense Roundup (WNR) was created by white people, for white people, to address our inherently racist society. A resource for anti-racist images, links, videos, artwork, essays, and voices.

COVID-19

City of Vancouver – Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources in different languages

COVID-19 Health Literacy Project
Creating and translating accessible COVID-19 information into different languages to help all patients know when, and how, to seek care.