Taking action on racism

George Brown College is working to end all racism in our community.

The crucial work of becoming a truly equitable and inclusive institution includes every member of our community. Words matter, but so does action.

As part of the Office of Anti-Racism, Equity and Human Rights Services (OAREHRS), we work to create events, teachings, training, and resources throughout the year to help inform our community and promote acceptance and inclusion.

Visit our Anti-Racism Strategy & Action plan

News and Announcements

August 1 is Emancipation Day, the anniversary of the day in 1834 when the enslavement of Africans, the descendants of Africans, and Indigenous Peoples was abolished throughout the British…
When we talk about creating more inclusive workplaces, this effort is most often framed as a moral imperative. In other words, we should strive for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) because it is…

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"Let's Get Started" Primer for Anti-Racism

The “Let’s Get Started” Primer for Anti-Racism has been developed to support the George Brown College community as we engage in Anti-Racism practice. This primer uses the five steps of the Take 5 for Anti-Racism. The steps indicated in the primer also aim to foster growth and self-exploration through self-assessments, media, reflections and tools.

Featured Resources

10 Tips & Tools for Developing an Anti-Racist Classroom

As educators, in order to create truly inclusive learning environments, we must actively commit to being anti-racist. We invite you to review these resources to help you develop an anti-racist classroom.

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Forms of Racism

Learn more about what we're doing to address Anti-Black and Anti-Asian racism at the college.

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Black Futures

Over the month of February, we hosted virtual events celebrating Black innovation, Black excellence and Black joy, and explored topics such as education, community, wellness, safety, professional development and alumni success. Black Futures Month may be over, but the work we're doing, the content and the resources continue to live on.

Anti-Racist Leadership: A Starter's Toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to support leaders to start the dialogue, begin to explore their role in creating an anti-racist institution and deepen their understanding of what it means to be an anti-racist leader.