Anti-Racism and Allyship in the Workplace

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To increase participants understanding of race and the impact discrimination can have on people’s lives in the workplace.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Use appropriate language when talking about race
  • Discuss issues of race with increased confidence
  • State the meaning of the term ‘macroaggressions’, unconscious bias, structural racism, positive action and how they impact within the workplace
  • Understand an anti-racist approach
  • Demonstrate being a pro-active ally
  • Implement tools to works towards building an anti-racist workplace

Course Outline

  • Language and definitions
  • The Law and the meaning of racial equality
  • How to talk about race and racism, using case studies and real life examples
  • Distinguish between being ‘not racist’ and anti-racist
  • Recognising racial microaggressions and the impact in the workplace
  • Intersectionality and privilege
  • What does it mean to be an ally?
  • Courageous Conversations – how to challenge appropriately
  • Identify actions to foster inclusivity in the working environment

Course Enquiry