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Diversity Dialogue: Anti-Asian Racism Across History & Healthcare
April 26, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 20225:30 – 7:00 p.m. (ET) Online through Zoom – link to be provided upon registration.
Amy Go will share on the historical and current existence of anti-Asian racism within Canada, and its intersections with larger systems of oppression and health inequities. All members of the University of Toronto community are welcome.
Amy is the President of the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice. CCNC-SJ educates, engages, and advocates for social justice and equity for all in Canada. CCNC-SJ has been at the forefront of the movement to combat anti-Asian racism since January 2020. Collaborating with partner organizations, CCNC-SJ led the social media campaign to “Stop the Spread of Racism”, launched the #FaceRace campaign, developed anti-racism education tools for children and parents, and coordinated advocacy efforts calling for government actions to address racism and its impact.
Amy is a social worker by training and has dedicated her professional career to serving immigrants and seniors, promoting, and advocating for culturally and linguistically appropriate care and health equity for racialized communities. For over three decades, Amy has advocated for social justice and the rights of women and racialized communities through her leadership role in national, provincial, and local service and advocacy organizations. Amy was one of the leaders of the campaign that successfully obtained redress for the head tax and Chinese Exclusion Act. Amy is currently providing consulting services to facilitate organizational strategic development, program planning, development, and review as well as anti-racism/anti-oppression organizational change.
Kindly RSVP by Monday April 25, 2022 | Registration link. You will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join prior to April 26, 2022. For any questions or accessibility needs, please contact the Office of Inclusion & Diversity, Temerty Faculty of Medicine via firstname.lastname@example.org.