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The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism


Thank you

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism brought together people across generations, sectors, and the country. Together we shared our stories and found common themes to move us forward against anti-Asian racism in Canada.

Thank you for lending your voice to the conversation.


National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism Final Report

This report summarizes the conversations and key takeaways from the National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism and the Student Dialogue event. We hope this serves to inform and inspire people across all sectors to mobilize and take the necessary action to continue the fight against anti-Asian and other forms of racism in Canada. 

Download the report (PDF)


By the numbers

Graphic showing that 126 speakers spoke at the forum

126 Panelists

Graphic showing that 10 sectors were represented at the forum

10 Sectors

Graphic showing that 2,100 people attended the forum

2,100 Attendees


Re-watch the event

Anti-Asian Racism PSA Videos

Event recordings

Resource document

This document features suggested readings, engaging projects and information about community organizations.

Download the document (PDF)


What comes next?

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Building Solidarities

November 9-10, 2021 

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Building Solidarities will bring together students, staff, faculty and academic leaders, as well as community partners, to engage in a timely and open dialogue about anti-Asian racism in Canada’s post-secondary education sector. Hosted by the Faculty of Arts, this two-day event will build on the important work initiated by the University of British Columbia at its inaugural National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism in June 2021.

Register today.


Stay engaged

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) will be providing supports to organizations combating anti-Asian racism through grants. We anticipate that grant applications will be available in the fall of 2021. To be notified, please sign up to CRRF’s email list.


Contact

General Inquiries:

Email: antiasian.racism@ubc.ca

Media Inquiries:

Matthew Ramsey
UBC Media Relations
Tel: 604-827-0781
Cel: 604-518-5835
Email: matthew.ramsey@ubc.ca


This event was possible through the generous support of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation.


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We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.