Anti-Racism Task Force

2021 RRU Anti-Racism Action Plan

Download the 2021 RRU Anti-Racism Action Plan, a result of consultations with the RRU community in order to combat racism within the community and the community it serves. This document contains 23 Calls to Action and 123 recommended actions, organized within the following five themes:

  1. Building Space, Place, and Connection
  2. Supporting our Students
  3. Transforming Research and Curriculum
  4. Creating an Anti-Racist Environment
  5. Developing an Anti-Racist Framework in Governance

The members of the ARTF extend heartfelt gratitude to everyone that contributed to the depth, integrity, and richness of this work. Please note that this document underwent revisions to increase its accessibility and was reposted to this page in March of 2021. 

Meet the Anti-Racism Task Force

The Anti-Racism Task Force was comprised of fifteen students, staff, alumni, faculty and associate faculty throughout the university.

See also this RRU news statement about the Anti-Racism Task Force and focus groups being held in December 2020.

President Philip Steenkamp's statement on anti-racism

As a university we uphold certain principles, including anti-racism. Read President Philip Steenkamp's full statement on anti-racism. 

Contact the Anti-Racism Task Force

Questions or comments? Send an email to the Anti-Racism Task Force

Terms of Reference

Download the ARTF's Terms of Reference:  Anti-Racism Task Force Terms of Reference (July 2020)