SAC Webinar: Talking About Racism: The Skill and Practice of Being Anti-Racist

Destine Lord
October 13 2021
General Knowledge
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Registration deadline is October 13, 2021 - 11:30 a.m. (ET)

October 13, 2021 –  12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (ET)

Time Zone Time
Pacific Time 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Mountain Time 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Central Time 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Eastern Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Atlantic Time 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Newfoundland Time 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.



SAC Members and Associates


*All registered participants must be SAC members/associates



Cancellation Policy: Because we have limited spaces available for participants, if you are unable to attend the webinar you registered for, please contact Bev Cooper at as soon as possible.



Intended audience: Speech-language pathologists, audiologists

This session pertains to: Adult (18-64)

Level: Introductory (Assumes that the participant has little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.) 



In this talk, key concepts/ definitions of anti-racism will be introduced. There will also be talk about how these concepts might show up for members in their daily work. Participants will be left with practical tools to help them practice the life-long skill of anti-racism. The objective is to empower participants to apply an anti-racist lens day-to-day by making small changes in their behaviour which can have huge impacts on racialized clients and families they support and the communities they work in.


This webinar is eligible for SAC CEEs (Category O).


Presenter Biography

Destine Lord

Destine Lord (she/her) is a consultant, communicator, connector and facilitator living on the unceded territory of the Algonquin people. Destine is actively working toward the elimination of racism in Canada. For the last 10 years, she has worked in both the private and public sectors, facilitating workshops and training sessions related to anti-racism, risk management, change management, and reconciliation. Destine has helped teachers across Canada and the UK to become comfortable with discomfort, using it as tool for learning. She is certified in change management and has an honors degree in Mass Communication from Carleton University as well as a master’s degree in Journalism from Bond University. She is a news junkie and is very interested in how the media can shape our perceptions about the world and the people around us.


Accessing the Webinar

Zoom is used to host this webinar. Before joining, be sure to check system requirements to avoid any connection issues.

Note about internet: We suggest you DO NOT use a Wi-Fi connection to view the webinar as it can be unreliable and you may lose connectivity during the presentation.


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