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Intersectionality & Complexity: Anti-Black Racism, Mental Health & COVID 19

October 19, 2023 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Racism is a stressor that burdens the mental and overall wellbeing of Black, Indigenous and racialized Canadians and impacts on multiple levels, including individual and structural. This webinar will explore the historical and present-day impacts and disparities of Anti-Black racism on mental health in Canada, punctuating the COVID-19 pandemic effects on the wellbeing of Black Canadians.This workshop will be led by Liben Gebremikael (CEO) and Solomon Lome (Project Coordinator) from the TAIBU Community Health Centre. TAIBU offers health services to Black-identifying communities in the Greater Toronto Area, and provides national leadership with events, resources and a model for Black health and wellbeing.This is an open event with invitations to Mental Health Promotion Innovation Fund (MHP-IF), Supporting the Mental Health of those Most Affected by COVID-19 (MH COVID), and Mental Health in the Early Years (MHITEY) project team members and those in their networks.

October 19th, 1:30 – 3:00pm (ET)

Simultaneous interpretation will be available.

Zoom details will be sent out prior to the webinar.

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October 19, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT