Sifting Through the Layers: An Innovative Approach to Anti-Racism Education created by Youth Against Racism and Voice It!

Sifting Through the Layers is a DVD resource package created by Youth Against Racism and Voice It, and produced by The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria. The package seeks to make aware of the fact that racism is beyond “black and white issue” and “more than the physical violence that breaks out from racial confrontations.” Sifting Through the Layers consists of five films and facilitator guide to “address anti-racism ideas and experiences” by youth and adult of Youth Against Racism Project and the Voice It! Project. The participants in order to achieve in-depth understanding of racism broke down their experiences and analyzed them by asking questions such as; ““Why is this happening?”, “Who is this protecting?”, and “What is really the root cause of this experience?”. For more information on Sifting Through the Layers click http://static.diversityteam.org/files/113/sifting-through-the-layers-innovative-apporach-to-anti-racism-education-for-youth.pdf?1271204657.

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