Leading D&I orgs in Canada collaborate to address issue of microaggressions

Leading D&I orgs in Canada collaborate to address issue of microaggressions

A community of Canada’s D&I advocacy groups – including The Black Business and Professional Association, The Canadian Congress on Diversity and Workplace Equity, Pride at Work and Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute – have collaborated to create an online tool to address the prevalence of microaggressions in culture, media and professional settings.Research has shown that while less obvious than overt discrimination, microaggressions take a significant toll on physical and mental health. Those small, everyday put-downs, assumptions and comments can be, regardless of intention, hurtful and damaging.

Leading D&I organisations in Canada collaborate to address issue of microagressions.

https://www.thedrum.com/news/2021/12/08/leading-di-orgs-canada-collaborate-address-issue-microaggressions

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