Equity Series: Moving Forward in A&CE – Links and Resources

Here are some helpful resources from the Moving Forward with Equity & Inclusion in Adult and Continuing Education workshop on March 23, 2021 with Ishwar Persad.

Video recording

Presentation slides

Mentimeter Participant Feedback

Equity & Diversity Reading List Compiled by Ishwar Persad

Resources mentioned in the meeting chat

Implicit Bias and Hiring Practices

Creating an Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Research Environment: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention – Canada Research Chairs

Equitable Faculty Recruitment and Selection Toolkit by University of Waterloo

Implicit bias, hiring, and retention: Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) resource guide by Simon Fraser University

Tools for Organizations by Bias Interrupters – Model for assessing workplace bias and workbooks from UC Hastings Law, San Francisco

Book Recommendations

Dancing on Live Embers: Challenging Racism in Organizations by Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas – Book recommendation that “holds up familiar workplace interactions for scrutiny, and looks for openings to advance racial equity and justice.”

The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole – Book recommendation of a “perspective-shifting book from one of Canada’s most celebrated and uncompromising writers.”

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Path to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem – Book recommendation that “examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology.”