Table of Contents

  • Anti -Racism Education

  • Teacher Guides

  • Lesson/Activity Ideas

  • Teacher Resources

  • Videos

  • Web Resources

Anti-Racism Education
Anti-racist Education equips students , parents, and teachers with the tools needed to address racism and ethnic discrimination, while supporting ways to build a society that includes all people on an equitable footing. Society needs to recognize that what is often thought of as universal is frequently exclusionary to groups in society who are not the majority. (Inspiring Success, 2009)

Teacher Guides
FAST (Fighting Antisemitism Together)was established as a coalition of non-Jewish Canadian business and community leaders who came together to speak out against antisemitism and to fund education and other projects that encourage other non-Jews to speak out. This coalition was founded by Elizabeth and Tony Comper in response to the documented increase in vicious anti-Jewish incidents in Canada.

Lesson/Activity Ideas
Visit The Racism. No Way! Project for a range of teaching ideas.

Teacher Resources
Anti-Racism Education Kits
Resource kits have been distributed to the schools. These kits include books, an Anti-Racist Education kit and an information package. The kits are catalogued in your school library or resource centre.

Anti-Racism Education Teaching Resources
Compiled by the Northern Alberta Alliance on Race Relations (NAAR). PDF

History of Anti Racism Education in Canada

The Holocaust Resource Center
The Holocaust Resource Center provides you with easy access to in-depth information about the Holocaust. It can help you integrating the info you already have.

Eighth Fire
8TH FIRE is a provocative, high-energy journey through Aboriginal country showing you why we need to fix Canada's 500 year-old relationship with Indigenous peoples; a relationship mired in colonialism, conflict and denial.
With its energetic pace and stunning HD landscapes, 8TH FIRE propels you past prejudice, stereotypes and misunderstandings, to encounters with an impressive new generation of Aboriginal Canadians who are reclaiming both their culture and their confidence.
Each episode is 45 minutes in length.

Idle No More-La Loche
This is a video created by students in La Loche in response to the many racist, ignorant and degrading comments being seen on news sites (comments sections) and various social networking platforms.

The Danger of a Single Story
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

Web Resources
Calgary Anti-Racism Education
The CARED Collective, (Calgary Anti-Racism Education) established in January 2009, consists of six women from the anti-racism community in Calgary. Each member brought her own knowledge of racism and anti-racism and a commitment to anti-racism activism.

Diversity in the Classroom
Included in the Diversity resource are suggestions for choosing resources, plus teaching suggestions for a variety of subject areas.

Facing History and Ourselves is a website which aims to combat racism, antisemitism and prejudice, and nurture democracy through education programs worldwide. Educators resources are available on the site.

Making Multicultural Australia
One of Australia's leading sources of quality educational resources on multiculturalism. Teaching resources and strategies to understand cultural diversity and tolerance.

Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan

The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan is committed to promoting, fostering, improving and developing multiculturalism in the economic, cultural and political life of Saskatchewan while working to achieve equality of all residents.

Northern Alberta Alliance on Race Relations (NAAR)

Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy's mission is to build caring, peaceful, and civil societies through the development of empathy in children and adults.

Centre For Race and Culture
CRC offers programs that: assist individuals, community members, and organizations to develop skills to deal with racism and discrimination in positive ways; educate community to understand the barriers that racial discrimination creates and what they can do to reduce its effects.