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Anti-Black Racism Plan

In response to the Middlesex-London Health Unit’s June, 2020 declaration that racism is a public health crisis, the Health Unit hired a consultancy group to assist with the development of an Anti-Black Racism Plan (ABRP) for the agency. The Anti-Black Racism Plan was also shaped through the engagement of local African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) community representatives. The engagement strategies used included a survey, focus groups, and one-on-one sessions with community members who were able to add their voices to the development of the plan.


Read the plan

The ABRP has identified 45 recommendations, which are focused on addressing and eliminating anti-Black racism from public health programs and services in London and Middlesex County, and on collaborating with others to address and eliminate anti-Black racism more broadly. Download and review the Anti-Black Racism Plan from the link below.

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Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee

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Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee

Apply to join by Friday, December 17, 2021

The Health Unit is seeking to recruit members of the Black community in London and Middlesex County to serve on its Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee.

If you are interested in participating as a member of this new advisory committee, please complete the interest form. We will review all completed forms received and will respond to all those who indicate their interest in participating. If you have any questions about the Anti-Black Racism Advisory Committee, please email the Middlesex-London Health Unit’s Health Equity and Reconciliation Team for more information at HEART@mlhu.on.ca.

Date of creation: December 3, 2021
Last modified on: December 7, 2021