Addressing Whiteness as a Barrier to Progress on Anti-Racism Q and A

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Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  your definition of White Supremacy really surprised me as most of the senior management within my organization is white, how can we change this because what you said is most will deny this exists and so it will continue.
Attendee Question  Patrice (Unverified)  White privilege has been "absorbed" as the dominant belief for many non-white people.  I walk around as a person of colour but think like a "white person".  How can we push back against people falling into the harm of white privilege?
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Can the moderators please provide a list of resources provided in this presentation? If there are any other resources specific to deconstructing white supremacy and institutional racism in a large organization (like the city)?
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Sorry, *and any other resources specific to deconstructing….
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  can you provide an advise or examples of how we can add in "accountability" if not through a Respectful Workplace Standard? 
Attendee Question  Jennifer  (Unverified)  Thanks so much.  I have a very similar background of speaker (except gender).  Really appreciate you saying all the things that I could not find words for and setting out the work to be done.  I will continue my journey to to do my part.  I think this should be a course for WRHA staff to take - annually.   
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  What are some great responses you have heard / used to respond to "that's not fair" from white people?
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)   how do you handle to someone who refuses to hear my cultural side of things
Attendee Question  Lee Sanderson (Unverified)  You've given a really really good presentation Ian.  Thank you for doing this.
Attendee Question  Ian Scott (Unverified)  Hey Ian, wonderful talk. From your experiences in the patient care setting, what are your thoughts and perspectives on addressing racist comments made by White patients? How does the power dynamic between care provider/patient further impact that interaction when naming the racism?
Attendee Response  Ian Scott (Unverified)  I should identify myself as a White cisgender man(Ian Scott (Unverified) asked "Hey Ian, wonderful talk. From your experiences in the patient care setting, what are your thoughts and perspectives on addressing racist comments made by White patients? How does the power dynamic between care provider/patient further impact that interaction when naming the racism?")
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  I would be quite interested to attend a panel discussion that included Dr. Smith & Dr. Whetter
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  How do you respond/educate someone who says" white privilege does not exist anymore"
Attendee Announcement  Anonymous (Unverified)  can you provide an advise or examples of how we can add in "accountability" if not through a Respectful Workplace Standard? 
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  What would you recommend as a tool or a resource for white people to learn how to safely and effectively disrupt racism?
Moderator Announcement  Durocher, Natalie (NDurocher@winnipeg.ca)  Anti-Racism in Action 2022 website: www.winnipeg.ca/interhom/anti-racism/default.stm 
Attendee Announcement  Anonymous (Unverified)  What are some great responses you have heard / used to respond to "that's not fair" from white people?
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  I am white and I was recently with a white family member who once said "Black people should be grateful for how far they've come since the 1800s" and I was left dumbfounded. What's your recommended response to that type of racist comment? I regret not saying something.
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  what are your thoughts on the indigenous women who take taxis and are either facing sexual assault, or anger and threats. the complaint process has been going on for over two years, at least, and the taxi company is asking for more time, however, this request is not being done in good faith and as a way of avoiding accountability
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  How do BIPOC employees "push-back" on the power imbalances, when being directed on initiatives from a white persons ideas on what are thought to be good approaches to Anti-racism activities, programs and policies, but are in fact harmful.
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Do you see any significant / meaningful changes happening in the healthcare system or are anti-racist actions / awareness-building being left to individual medical professionals (for the most part)?
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  For Oraganizer: How can we access this recording later, this weekend?
Attendee Question  Patrick Lemoine (Unverified)  (More of a comment...) Thank you once again for a fantastic presentation. Dr. Whetter managed to touch on and clearly explain the important points pertaining to White privilege. I will certainly be revisiting this presentation with my colleagues and students when it is made available. 
Attendee Question  Alisha (Unverified)  Can you post the information to the course that you referenced here please?
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Thank you so much!!
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  How would you explain the kafka trap of antiracism
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Is there a helpful resource about appropriate language when discussing ant-racism? Sometimes my co-workers and I aren't sure if it's ok to say someone is black or asian or how to address the issue without being disrespectful or very hesitant.
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Grat session
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Respectfully, Dr Whetter that is a slippery slope for many of us who are health care professionals. I get that you may have the opportunity to check in with and possibly offer to stand in for  a BIPOC colleague who may be encountering racism by the racially insensitive patient
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  Thanks Dr. Whetter for your insightful imput. 
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  This was a fantastic webinar, thank you. As a white person I took many notes to help inform the actions I can take to dismantle white supremacy. 
Attendee Question  Anonymous (Unverified)  But having an advocate like yourself at the ready to stand up and defend as an ally, is a luxury that the majority of health professionals do not have in most settings, and despite the brutal impact of the racially insensitive commentary, often my experience is that we are in fact rendered powerless: as a BIPOC person we've been targeted or insulted by the comment or behaviour, yet out of a duty to care an ethical and legal responsibility to provide care to that client "Walking away" or denying that person care is not an option.