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The course aims to equip learners with a deeper understanding of systemic racism, strategies for fighting racism, legal recourse options, and examples of anti-racist initiatives in various sectors. The course is structured into four modules, each covering different aspects of systemic racism, fighting racism, racism cases and the legal system, and government and workplace anti-racist initiatives. The course features video lectures by experts in the field, including Fo Niemi, Bochra Manaï, Julius Grey, Bernie Farber, Teresa Woo-Paw, and Linton Garner. 

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand systemic racism's theoretical foundations, its impact on legal and governmental systems, and its implications for racial minority youth.
  • Evaluate strategies for combating racism in governance and organizational contexts, including awareness-raising, diversity training, and legal recourse options.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of anti-racist initiatives in governmental, legal, and workplace sectors, identifying best practices and challenges.
  • Apply acquired knowledge to develop a nuanced understanding of systemic racism and anti-racist strategies, culminating in reflective essay writing.

Alors que le poids démographique des francophones au Canada continue de diminuer, l'immigration est aujourd'hui devenue une question encore plus pertinente à aborder lorsqu'il s'agit de la survie des communautés francophones minoritaires à travers le pays.
Les conversations sur la diversité accrue au sein de la francophonie canadienne ont été largement liées au sujet de l'immigration et au large éventail d'États d'où proviennent les migrants; par conséquent, il est impératif de comprendre l'impact que représente l'immigration et la diversité sur la compréhension de ce que signifie être francophone au Canada, ainsi que les collaborations intergouvernementales, interorganisationnelles et intercommunales nécessaires au fonctionnement d'une politique d'immigration qui répond simultanément aux besoins de l'État, des communautés et entreprises francophones minoritaires et des immigrants en voie d'intégration.

This uMetropolis course developed by World Education Services (WES) and Metropolis Institute lays out and expands on the issue of unemployment in the immigrant and refugee youth workforce and examines the needs and opportunities for immigrant youth in the labour market. Throughout the course, real-life narratives and supplementary readings provide valuable perspectives on the aspirations, obstacles, and opportunities of immigrant youth, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and innovation in this endeavor.

This course will examine the principal challenges around migration and settlement encountered by immigrant service providers and policy-makers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The backbone of our learning modules are video interviews with Subject Matter Experts, including researchers, policy makers and practitioners, offering key insights into the best practices in the field.

This course aims to provide a cross-sectoral understanding on the state of immigrant integration in Canada. The Canadian Index for Measuring Integration (CIMI) will be showcased as a practical tool that takes a comprehensive approach in measuring the outcomes of immigrants.

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