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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.

By the numbers

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126 Panelists

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10 Sectors

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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?

National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism Final Report

A final report summarizing the conversations and key takeaways from the Forum will be available here in the Fall, 2021. This report will also be shared with community and government stakeholders to mobilize and take the necessary action to continue the fight against anti-Asian and other forms of racism in Canada.

Ryerson Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

Ryerson University will be hosting a second forum on anti-Asian racism in November 2021. Details on the event will be shared as they become available.

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.


General Inquiries:


Media Inquiries:

Matthew Ramsey
UBC Media Relations
Tel: 604-827-0781
Cel: 604-518-5835

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.