Community Resources

for Anti-racism

This section includes examples of community sources for resource persons and learner support. Each ESL provider will need to develop their network of community resources in their community.
Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre

Located at the University of Calgary, this centre provides support through education podcasts, resources for educators, and webinars on anti-racism

Anti-Racism Advisory Council

This website connects newcomers to anti-racism services and initiatives.

Building a Foundation for Change: Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy 2019–2022

The page provides information on anti-racism strategy in Canada.

Calgary’s Commitment to Anti-Racism

This website shares the recent work related to the City of Calgary’s commitment to Anti-racism.

Centre for Race and Culture

Located in Edmonton, this organization supports systemic change to address racism and encourage intercultural understanding. The website provides links to resources and current research on initiatives addressing systemic racism.

The largest pan-African organization in western Canada and a community hub of services and programming.

Ribbon Rouge Foundation

A grassroots organization serving African, Caribbean, and Black people in Alberta, which promotes health equity and social justice through the Arts.

Black Women United YEG

A collective that advocates for the protection and advancement of Black women and girls.

The Colour Factor

Located in Alberta, this non-profit organization creates brave spaces of healing by using conversation, collaboration, and creativity to decolonize wellness for Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people.

Shades of Colour

A grassroots organization that is founded by, and provides community for, queer and trans BIPOC living in Edmonton. The organization facilitates community meet-ups, workshops, mutual aid, and community outreach.

University of Alberta Anti-Racism Resources

Links to resources to support research on topics related to racism.


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