CPAC Anti-Racism Webinar Series (3): Visible and Invisible Forms of Racism

Time & Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Language: English with Chinese simultaneous interpretation

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In response to the recent rise of anti-Asian racism during the Covid-19 pandemic and to help Asian Canadians better deal with racist harassments, CPAC has assembled a group of experts from across North America to present a series of educational webinars for the community in both English and Chinese. The topics include: Racism and Its Visible and Invisible Forms, Discrimination and Human Rights, Responding to Racist Harassments and Attacks, Bystander Intervention, Preventing Racial Bullying in School, and Racism, Hate Crime and Personal and Property Safety.

The Visible and Invisible Forms of Racism webinar will be presented in ENGLISH with simultaneous interpretation on October 7, 2020 from 8pm to 9pm, by Ms. Teresa Woo-Paw and Ms. Anne-Marie Pham.

This interactive webinar will cover the following important topics.

  1. A brief History and Manifestation of Racism in Canada
  2. Concepts and Examples Related to Racism:
  • prejudice, stereotypes, discrimination, racism
  • individual and systemic/institutionalized racism
  • micro-aggressions
  • hate incidents and hate-crimes
  1. Manifestations of Racism in the Workplace – Human Resource practices, glass and bamboo ceilings, underrepresentation and over-representation
  2. Manifestations of Racism in Education – underrepresentation, omissions and exclusion; beliefs and practices; stereotyping and bias; micro-aggression and bullying

Please register online HERE.


Teresa Woo-Paw

Ms. Teresa Woo-Paw is the first Asian Canadian woman elected to the Calgary Board of Education and the Alberta Legislature where she served as a Cabinet Minister.

Teresa was appointed as the Chair of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation in 2019 and is currently Chair of ACCT Foundation, Co-Chair of Asian Heritage Foundation, Chair of the Eco-Village of Hope, Board Member of Calgary Arts Foundation, Honorary member of the Korean Women’s Association and the Malaysian Singapore Brunei Cultural Association. She is also the founder of the Ethnocultural Council of Calgary (Action Dignity) and the Calgary Chinese Community Service Association, and the President of Teresa Woo-Paw & Associates Ltd.

Teresa is a tireless advocate for diversity, inclusion and civic participation. As a consultant, she has provided diversity training for the Cultural Diversity Institute, the Calgary health region, United Way of Calgary, the Red Cross, Calgary Board of Education, the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association, and the Calgary Immigrant Aid Society.

Anne-Marie Pham

Ms Anne-Marie Pham is the Senior Director, Learning and Knowledge Solutions at the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. She has worked with diverse communities and workplaces for over 20 years and has a deep understanding of issues and opportunities related to diversity and inclusion. She specializes in mobilizing, educating and sharing the latest research and promising practices on equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Prior to joining CCDI, Anne-Marie worked as a diversity and inclusion lead for Spectra Energy and the City of Calgary, and as a trainer and facilitator for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. She is an avid community leader, supporting civic participation, mentoring and leadership development especially among immigrants, visible minorities, women and youth. She received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee award for her community service in 2013 and was appointed in 2017 to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, a Crown Corporation dedicated to working towards the elimination of racism and all forms of racial discrimination.

CPAC Anti-Racism Webinar Series is funded by Canadian Red Cross and Government of Canada.