Journal article

Promoting proactive bystander responses to racism and racial discrimination in primary schools: a mixed methods evaluation of the 'Speak Out Against Racism' program pilot

Naomi Priest, Oishee Alam, Mandy Truong, Rachel Sharples, Jacqueline Nelson, Kevin Dunn, Kate L Francis, Yin Paradies, Anne Kavanagh

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BMC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Racism and racial discrimination are fundamental causes and determinants of health and health inequalities globally, with children and adolescents particularly vulnerable. Racial discrimination is a common stressor in the lives of many children and adolescents, with growing evidence of negative associations between racial discrimination and multiple domains of child and adolescent health. Addressing racism and racial discrimination must be core public health priorities, even more so among children and young people. Schools are key settings in the lives of children and adolescents and become increasingly more important to identity formation. School communities, teachers and peers ..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

SOAR was funded by the Australian Research Council LP140100413 in partnership with the New South Wales and Victorian education departments and the Australian Human Rights Commission. NP is supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (APP1123677).