Introduction to Anti-Black Racism, Course One: Understanding Anti-Black Racism
January 20 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Join us for our first professional training certificate on Anti-Black Racism. This professional training is designed to increase the learners’ capacity to examine the interpersonal, systemic and structural forces leading to the overrepresentation of Black children, youth and families in the criminal justice system and child welfare system in Canada.
Keishia Facey is an Equity, Inclusion and Organizational Transformation consultant. Keishia has worked to address the disparities and disproportionalities that exist for Black children, youth, and families in both the service delivery and policy levels across many sectors, including education, mental health, and child welfare. Her range of experience has contributed to the strategic direction, thought leadership, and advocacy to bring awareness to anti-Black racism in her community and across the province. Keishia has supported provincial projects on confronting anti-Black racism within the Ministry of Children Community and Social Services, Legal Aid Ontario, the Regional Municipality of Durham, and the Durham District School Board. Keishia has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Arts in Public Policy, Administration and Law from York University.