Calgary's commitment to anti-racism
Improving our workplace for everyone
As we begin 2023, we recognize the people who lead and support the City's Indigenous Relations Office, the Anti-Racism Program, and the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging team. Dr. Linda Kongnetiman, managing lead of the anti-racism program, sits down with her colleagues and City Manager David Duckworth in this video to talk about the challenges and opportunities realized in 2022 and the hope for 2023.
Anti-Racism Action Committee
The Anti-Racism Action Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of a community-based anti-racism strategy that achieves the goals outlined in the Notice of Motion.Learn more
Ernst & Young (EY) will conduct extensive leadership and employee engagement as part of the racial equity assessment of The City’s internal services, practices, and policies. The timeline for the engagement is from June until September.Learn more
The community consultants will be reaching out to racialized persons, groups and organizations to invite them to co-host events or participate in focus groups.Learn more
Up to $600,000 was available to eligible non-profit organizations for one-time initiatives to strengthen their organizational effectiveness, increase their programs’ impact, and address emerging issues and trends impacting Calgarians.Learn more
On June 15, 2020, a Notice of Motion was passed titled Calgary’s commitment to anti-racism directing work to begin in a number of areas.Learn more
The City of Calgary Anti-Racism team encourages mutual understanding and respect through learning from one another. We’re often reminded of why this work is important and how we need to think about how we can do better.
In the spirit of continuous learning and shared understanding, here are some resources we recommend.Learn more