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Anti-Racism/Equity Committee

The work of the Anti-Racism & Equity committee is two-fold:

  1. The committee engages members in anti-racist education.
  2. The committee addresses gender equity and disability issues, as well as issues which impact Aboriginal, bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender members.

This committee will aspire to:

  • Foster a collaborative link with our Race Relations and Equity Office at the Board.
  • Assist in the funding of members who have an interest in conferences/workshops that support the efforts of this committee.
  • Support members with various committee related initiatives in the Board.
  • Educate members about cultural, racial, ethnic and religious diversity within the education community and society.
  • Promote teaching as a career for under-represented groups in society. 
  • Provide strategies to ensure that all Peel Local activitiesare inclusive.
  • Encourage the development of bias-free curriculum materials.
  • Hold an annual dinner to recognize and commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Get involved in the Anti-Racism/Equity Committee

Committee Chair

Jessica Cooper

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ETFO Draw the Line Curriculum

When : Monday, April 16, 2018
Where : Educators' Centre - Auditorium

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Equity Dinner

When : Thursday, March 8, 2018
Where : Mississauga Convention Centre

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365 Black Canadian Curriculum & Calendar Workshop

When : Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Where : Northwood Public School

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