Being an ALLY to Racialized People

People who are racialized often face marginalization in employment and have poorer health outcomes.

Listen as Zubeida Ramji describes the different forms that racial discrimination can take in the workplace. Dr. Kwame McKenzie explains how a lack of racial diversity in the workforce can lead to inequitable access to health care services. And Farrah Khan shares the real impact that ALLIES can have.

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Video Discussion Questions

Introduction

There are two sets of questions for each video. One set can be used when you
are watching the video in a group. The other set of questions are for individual
reflection. Some of the questions can be used interchangeably.

These questions are only a guide. You may have different questions that are
more relevant for your organization.

After watching each video, the most important question to reflect on is:
What will you do differently after watching this video? Will YOU
become an ALLY?

Group Discussion

  1. What are some examples of discrimination described in this video?
  2. What are some of the healthcare barriers faced by people who are racialized?
  3. What did you learn about the impact of racism on an individual’s physical and emotional health?
  4. What did you learn from this video about how to be an ALLY to people who are racialized?

Individual Reflection

  1. What are some of the key messages in this video?
  2. What are some of the health impacts of racial discrimination described by Dr. Kwame McKenzie describes?
  3. What did you learn from this video about how to be an ALLY to people who are racialized?

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