Marking Black History Month in February, the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario’s (RNAO) Black Nurses Task Force (BNTF) will release a report to address the systemic anti-Black racism and discrimination that exists in the profession.
The groundbreaking report includes 19 recommendations to tackle structural racism within nursing organizations, regulatory bodies, associations and the broader health-care systems that are targeted towards and experienced by Black nurses. The report focuses on education and awareness building, research, advocacy, and partnership with allies and stakeholders.
The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario’s Black Nurses Task Force releases its report Acknowledging, Addressing and Tackling Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination Within the Nursing Profession.
Feb. 8, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. ET
Co-chairs of RNAO’s Black Nurses Task Force:
- Dr. Angela Cooper Brathwaite, registered nurse and past-president of RNAO
- Corsita Garraway, nurse practitioner
- Dr. Doris Grinspun, RNAO CEO