Anti-Black Racism Task Force

The Faculty of Social Work Anti-Racism Statement

Scholarship opportunities

Black Female

Black Women's Experiences With the Police in Alberta.

Do you self-identify as a Black female?
Are you 18 years old or older?
Have you had a previous or current experience with the police?

If you answered yes to the above questions, we
would like to invite you to participate in a one to
one interview that lasts for two hours.

Learn more

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Virtual Café

A key initiative of the Task Force is to provide a safe space for Black students to openly engage with each other and share their experiences and concerns.

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2020 Black History Month

During the month of February, the Faculty of Social Work celebrated Black History Month with a series of virtual events. These events featured a variety of speakers and topics.

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Male Student

Study to examine Black people's experiences of racism

Faculty of Social Work researchers are looking for participants who identify as Black, willing to share their experiences of racism and discrimination on the University of Calgary campus. Participation involves a short (10-15 min.) online survey.

Take the Survey

In the News

2021 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants recipients announced

26 innovative projects receive funding to explore teaching and learning research projects

May 26, 2021

Author - Alix Redmond, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning

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Class of 2021: Job-ready skills propel UCalgary grad into the future of data

Fetsami Araya 'has great intuition on what economic problems matter and how to think through them'

June 8, 2021

Author - Mike Fisher, for Advancement

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Class of 2021: Far from home, she's passionate about helping refugees find their way

Class of 2021: Far from home, she's passionate about helping refugees find their way

June 4, 2021

Author - Jacquie Moore, Advancment

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Canada should support diversity in STEM to encourage innovative research

Women from racialized communities in STEM education face the double bind of race and gender, writes Jennifer D. Adams, Faculty of Science and Werklund School of Education, in Conversation Canada

May 28, 2021

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From Isolation to Inclusion: How Diversity Drives Equitable Innovation

This presentation occurred May 17, 2021 at noon - 1 p.m. MDT

This webinar was presented in partnership by the University of Calgary and the Rideau Hall Foundation as part of Canadian Innovation Week.  


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Black on the Prairies — powerful, unforgettable, urgent stories about living in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba as a Black and Indigenous person

Interactive website launches Monday at 6 p.m. on

April 26, 2021

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UCalgary African Studies program set for significant growth

Student activism leads to $400,000 expansion through the Student Union’s Quality Money Program

May 4, 2021

Author - Heath McCoy, Faculty of Arts

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