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Inclusive Anti-Racism

Teresa Woo Paw


In this video, Teresa Woo Paw, presents as a Chinese woman in a white room with a filled bookshelf on the left, and a medium sized black and white picture frame on the right. Woo Paw has wavy shoulder length hair and wears black framed glasses alongside a grey turtleneck.

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Inclusive Anti-Racism

with Teresa Woo-Paw

Teresa Woo-Paw is a first-generation Chinese Canadian, politician, social worker, chairperson at the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and founder and chair of the ACT (Asian Canadians Together). In addition, she is the convener for the Asian Canadians Together to End Racism (ACT2EndRacism) National Network. She also founded Action Dignity and Asian Heritage foundations.

In this video

Themes

Anti-Asian racism

In this video, Woo-Paw discusses the Canadian history of anti-Asian racism rooted in the Chinese Exclusion Act. In addition, she provides insights into the ways that the CRRF and ACT2endracism have been serving diverse communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking action

  • Engage with the anti-racism roundtable hosted by the Canadian Race Relations foundation.

  • Develop more understanding about the different groups of people impacted by racism.

Resources

Lausan Collective

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