Continuing Education course addresses systemic barriers
The Anti-Black Racism and Critical Race Education program offered by McMaster Continuing Education is now open for enrolment to the McMaster community for a third term.
Developed in collaboration with the department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences in the Faculty of Health Sciences, and designed by award-winning scholar Paul Banahene Adjei, the 10-week online program addresses historical, sociological and ideological dynamics that produce and sustain issues of race, racism, and whiteness.
“This for me was by far one of the best courses that I have taken.”
— Mary Wilson, Spring 2023
Participants will gain an understanding of concepts such as race, racism, and anti-Black racism, how these concepts can unconsciously manifest in organizational relations and, in general, how we can make changes to systemic barriers and educate others.
“The course was very well laid out, very informative, and I believe it has better prepared me to be more open about race issues and conversations.”
—George Hamilton, Spring 2023
The Anti-Black Racism and Critical Race Education program is a self-paced course, with nine flexible online modules and three collaborative virtual tutorials to enhance the learning experience.
Upon completion of modules 1 through 8 (Module 9 is optional), participants will earn a certificate of attendance recognizing their learning achievement.
“A lot of the learning is social and dialogic, where we exchange our ideas and get comfortable being in a shared space.”
—Sangita Singh, Spring 2023
Click here to learn more about the program and enrol to start on Feb. 19, 2024.
Click here to learn more about the program and Beverley Pindar-Donick, who helped establish it.