Course Objectives: the purpose of this course is to discuss and unpack the impact on systemic oppression upon Black and Indigenous peoples. During the course, participants will understand and appreciate the differences between people and learn to facilitate diversity. To facilitate discussion on the impacts of racism, the historical and ongoing effects of colonization on this land and the linkages existing between different forms of racism. This program aims to shift the focus to the resiliency and strengths of those who face racism and how we can all build-all-ship. It is also very important for girls to be mentored by those who are as diverse as they are; to be able to see themselves in a position of power.
Goal: to understand the impact of systemic racism, to learn how to appreciate diversity and equity, and to understand the unique role of mentors in supporting girls.