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Equity, Well at Work

Racism and K-12 Workplace Well-Being

Listen to "Racism and K-12 Workplace Well-Being ft Rohan Thompson" on Spreaker.How is racism a workplace wellness issue? Most workplace wellness programs are focused on the individual - helping people deal with stress, workload, and enhancing their communication skills. Often, the solution is to provide tools such as webinars, programs, and employee benefits. While these programs and tools are all great, they often ignore how organizations can actually be environments that increase stress and mental health issues among racialized peoples. The onus is often put on the individual to tend to their own-well-being while rarely acknowledging how racism can impact employee mental health and wellness.

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EdCan Network

The EdCan Network is the independent national organization with over 75,000 members working tirelessly to ensure that all students discover their place, purpose and path.


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Rohan Thompson

Workplace Equity Manager, Peel District School Board

Rohan Thompson is the Workplace Equity Manager with the Peel District School Board in Ontario.

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