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Anti-Black Racism: Fostering Understanding, Appreciation and Compassion

Feb 28, 2022 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Registration Deadline: Feb 28, 2022 01:00 PM

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Wellness & Equity Education, Student Experience presents:
Anti-Black Racism: Fostering Understanding, Appreciation and Compassion 
February 28th, 3-5pm

Audience: Students
Format: Zoom
Workshop Description:
During this interactive conversation, participants will gain insight into Culture, Racism, Anti-Black Racism, Systemic Racism, Privilege and the impact microaggressions have on racialized communities. As we collectively explore and discuss these issues, we will examine ways to build a community that fosters understanding, appreciation and compassion.
Presented by: Leroy Hibbert & Raghad Ebied
Bio: Leroy is married to a wonderful woman named Helen and they have two grandchildren. He is employed at LUSO Community Services as the Multicultural Outreach Program Coordinator and his responsibilities include providing customized workshops, presentations, and training sessions on race relations, cultural conflicts, and competency for youth, educators, parents professionals, and community groups.  
In addition to these activities, Leroy is a member of the Thames Valley District School Equity and Inclusivity Advisory Committee, the London District Catholic School Board Belonging Committee, Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Committee, London Black History Coordinating Committee, and the London Black History Opening Celebration Sub Committee.
For more information, please contact Raghad Ebied, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Education Coordinator with Student Experience at