About Schools Standing Up To Racism

Schools Standing Up to Racism is a collaboration between the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET), offering a range of resources to support schools to address racism and discrimination in their school environment.

Addressing racism and discrimination within schools and the broader community is challenging. Every school, every student, every staff member and every community is at a different stage of the journey, and has a unique context. Acknowledging this, the Schools Standing Up to Racism site provides a range of strategies, ideas and tools to reinforce your school’s response.

The resources within this site aim to support schools to create safe spaces in which to build the intercultural awareness and understanding required to overcome the barriers to proactively talking about, and addressing, racism and discrimination.

Schools Standing Up to Racism encourages a whole-of-school approach, which actively promotes, encourages and supports student voice in order to create meaningful and sustainable change. Our diversity is our strength, and every one of us can take action to create the cohesive community to which we all want to belong.