WLU report issues recommendations to increase diversity on Canadian campuses

March 23, 2017

Wilfrid Laurier University has released a new report that aims to provide PSE administrators across Canada will calls to action to address systemic racism on campus. Released by WLU’s Diversity and Equity Office and the Office of Aboriginal Initiatives, the e(RACE)r Post-Summit Report issues five calls to action that ask university administrators play an integral role in supporting racial justice initiatives across the sector. The calls to action include establishing a sector-wide anti-racism task force, developing and delivering sector-wide anti-racism training for senior administration and faculty on an annual basis, building a sector-wide community of practice through an online portal, providing monthly updates on the status of race and racism on North American campuses, and promoting new practices in anti-racism education. WLU | CBC | Waterloo Region Record