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"There are currently people that do diversity and equity work … but very often you don't find someone who is directly responsible for anti-racism work," Joseph said.

Toward a ‘bird’s-eye view’ of racism in Hamilton

McMaster University social work professor is analyzing data gathered through new anti-racism centre to get a clearer view of the local landscape.

Apr 03, 2018

Ameil Joseph is taking a "bird's-eye view" of racism in Hamilton.

The McMaster University social work professor plans to get that perspective by analyzing data gathered through the new Hamilton Anti-Racism Resource Centre.

"We're not trying to reprove that racism exists ... What we're really trying to do is gather data at a local level," Joseph said.

The downtown centre, which officially opens Wednesday, April 4, will act as a sounding board, personal adviser and support service for those who experience racism.

Continue reading the full article in the Hamilton Spectator