Anti-Racism Training

Anti-racism training is a crucial step towards creating a more inclusive and equitable workplace. By providing employees with the knowledge and skills to recognise and address racism that help fosters a culture of understanding, empathy, and respect.

One of the key benefits of anti-racism training is that it increases awareness and understanding of the impact of racism on individuals and communities. Through education and open dialogue, participants will gain insights into the historical context, systemic nature, and various forms of racism. This knowledge empowers employees to challenge their own biases, recognise and address microaggressions, and actively work towards dismantling racial inequality.


The purpose of the training is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform their roles and responsibilities in the workplace.

Through the training, participants will have the opportunity to learn about racism, it’s forms and impact, develop self-awareness and practical ways of challenging racism.

By investing in training, will foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development in relation to racism, leading to improved employee performance, improved relationships with stakeholders and overall organisational growth.

The session will include

  • Anti-blackness: Understanding both covert and overt racism and how it functions
  • The impact of racism
  • Intersectionality
  • Anti-racist strategies and methods.
  • About me: Values, Unconscious Bias – Emotional Intelligence.
  • Microaggressions, how they show up and how they impact us.
  • A reflection on White Privilege and how it shows itself.
  • Being a supportive colleague and ally.
  • Confidently challenge racial bias and racism: difficult conversations

What Participants will learn

  1. Understanding Racism
    • What is Racism
    • Types of racism (individual, institutional, systemic)
    • Impact of racism on individuals and communities
  2. Historical Context
    • Historical overview of racism and its roots
    • Examining the impact of colonisation, slavery, and segregation
  3. Unconscious Bias
    • Historical overview of racism and its roots
    • Examining the impact of colonisation, slavery, and segregation
  4. Intersectionality
    • Understanding intersectionality and its relevance to racism
    • Exploring the interconnectedness of race, gender, class, and other social identities
    • Microaggressions
  5. Microaggressions
    • Defining microaggressions and their impact on marginalised communities
    • Example of a microaggression
    • Strategies to recognise and address microaggressions in everyday interactions.
  6. Allyship and Advocacy
    • Importance of allyship in combating racism
    • Strategies for being an effective ally and advocate.
  7. Creating an Inclusive Environment
    • Promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community
    • Implementing policies and practices that support anti-racism efforts.
  8. Addressing Racism in Policies and Procedures
    • Evaluating existing policies and procedures for potential racial bias
    • Developing and implementing anti-racist policies and procedures
  9. Active Listening and Effective Communication
    • Importance of active listening in creating a safe space for dialogue
    • Strategies for engaging in difficult conversations about race and racism
  10. Resources and Support
    • Providing participants with resources for ongoing learning and support
    • Encouraging continued engagement in anti-racism efforts
  11. Evaluation and Feedback
    • Collecting feedback on the training programme
    • Assessing the effectiveness of the training in creating awareness and promoting action against racism
  12. Conclusion
    • Recap of key learnings and takeaways
    • Call to action for participants to actively work towards creating a more inclusive and anti-racist society.

By implementing this training, you will move towards creating a culture of inclusivity, educate employees on the impact of racism, and empower individuals to actively work towards dismantling systemic racism.

Training Format

Sessions will be learner centred using a range of teaching styles to engage participants we believe that learning is a journey on which everyone can contribute, these will include.

  • Taught sessions
  • Group work
  • Critical self-reflection
  • Lived experience
  • Role plays
  • Case Studies
  • Online tools

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