The Centre for Race and Culture runs a number of grant-funded initiatives, in alignment with community priorities, funding objectives, and our strategic plan. In each initiative we undertake, we aim to:

  • foster bold leadership that focuses dialogue on racial and cultural discrimination and supports real change;
  • ground our work in the issues, concerns and strengths in the community, and engage meaningfully; and varför inte prova dessa
  • communicate our activities, results, and other information on anti-racism through print and online formats.

Learn more about our current initiatives by exploring the links below.

Latest Posts

Challenging Discrimination through Community Conversations

  • June 10, 2020

“Challenging Discrimination through Community Conversations” is an ongoing series of online moderated round-tables with guest speakers from diverse communities, organizations, academia and the general public, which seeks to understand and address experiences of discrimination and exclusion in the Canadian context. By shining the spotlight on different forms of discrimination, such as anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, […]

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Gender Inclusivity in the Workplace

  • May 1, 2020

This project is supported by the Pilot Fund for Gender Equality, a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund, with support from the Government of Canada. Seeking to support equality among genders, this project focuses on education as a crucial step towards shifting economic, political, and social power. Aiming to increase capacities (knowledge, […]

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Understanding Newcomer Experiences of Inclusion

  • September 16, 2019

Please note that we are no longer in the data collection phase  for this research. Our survey will be closed at midnight on September 30 2020. We would like to thank all participants for their time and for sharing their information, as well as thank organizations and agencies across the province, who supported our research. […]

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Unheard Youth Podcast

  • December 17, 2018

Unheard Youth is a podcast project that highlights the voices of newcomer youth in Canada. Youth from 4 provinces are sharing their experiences with the topics of identity, migration and belonging through the medium of interview, storytelling and audio recording. About the Youth: We wanted to hear from youth that we don’t get to hear from very […]

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Canada: A living history

  • June 14, 2017

As we observe Canada’s 150th, we are reflecting on the stories of this land and the peoples that live here. This initiative will work to highlight the diversity of experiences that make up our communities, and raise awareness of the impacts of certain events and policies.

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Refugee Awareness Alberta

  • June 10, 2017

The Centre for Race and Culture has partnered with the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative to deliver Refugee Awareness Alberta, a project to coordinate efforts around social inclusion and provide education to service providers and the general public.

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Mapping Gaps and Barriers

  • February 2, 2017

This research aims to understand the challenges that individuals face in accessing support services and complaint processes after experiencing an incident of racial or cultural discrimination or harassment.

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March 21 Campaign

  • July 14, 2016

March 21 marks the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa. On that day, police opened fire on hundreds of peaceful demonstrators, killing 67 and wounding 186. In 1966, the United Nations declared March 21 the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in memory of this tragedy.

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Somali-Canadian Seniors program

The Somali Canadian Seniors program has three key goals: to rekindle the role of Somali seniors as mentors, to reduce the isolation of seniors by creating regular opportunities to meet together, and to engage the seniors in discussions and information sharing around their needs.

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