Racial justice is important to the health and housing sectors. Research has shown troubling over-representation of Black and Indigenous populations in homelessness.
On November 6, the Ontario Housing First Regional Network Community of Interest's presented a webinar on racism and anti-racism in Housing First. This webinar is for mental health and addictions stakeholders, the health and housing sectors, and public health professionals.
Access the webinar recording (password: QbufTX6W).
Download the webinar slides (PDF) — Please note that a third party created this resource. While we are pleased to share this resource with you, we cannot guarantee its accessibility.
Additional resources from presenters:
- Localized approaches to ending homlessness: Indigenizing Housing First
- Anti-racism/anti-oppression fidelity assessment scale
- Different faces of discrimination: perceived discrimination among homeless adults with mental illness in healthcare settings
- Differential experiences of discrimination among ethnoracially diverse persons experiencing mental illness and homelessness
- The effectiveness of a Housing First adaptation for ethnic minority groups: findings of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
- Effectiveness of Housing First with Intensive Case Management in an Ethnically Diverse Sample of Homeless Adults with Mental Illness: A Randomized Controlled Trial
- More than being against it: Anti-racism and anti-oppression in mental health services