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Guidance for Racialized Students


The video above gives an overview of the resource and an introduction to its key concepts surrounding our recommendations and supports for Racialized Students.

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  • Defining Racial Trauma
  • Where does it come from?
  • Navigating Racial Trauma
  • Instances of Racism in the Community
  • Additional Resources
  • Suggestion Box

Defining Racial Trauma

A lot of racialized students experience racial trauma without knowing. Click the button below to learn more about Racial Trauma.

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Where Does It Come From

Racism and discrimination are normalized across our society, meaning that instances of racial trauma and discrimination can happen in a variety of social situations, contexts, interpersonal dynamics, and locations. Click the button below to learn more about the roots of racial trauma 

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Navigating Racial Trauma

Here are tools, suggestions, strategies, and thoughts on how to navigate racial taruma, should you be experiencing it. Click the button below to learn more.

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Instances of Racism in the Community

Students of Colour experience discrimination and racism within and outside of the classroom. Regardless of context and situation, these experiences have cyclical and dominating effects. Click the button below to learn more about Instances of Racism in the community

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Additional Resources

There are additional resources to explore such as anonymous reporting for campus improvement, peer and caucus groups to join, and community resources to engage in! Click the link below for additional resources. 

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