Our policy, aims and objectives is intended for all organisations, businesses and institutions to adopt and to officially denounce racism and all racial inequities. Racism is defined as any program or practice of discrimination, segregation, persecution or mistreatment based on a race or ethnic group as a social structure created for the purpose of one ethnic group dominance over another. Black Lives Matter Anti-racism & Equity Carta is designed to dismantle systemic and systematic, institutional and structural racism that exists throughout, is active within businesses, workplaces, the criminal justice and educational system, throughout societies.
Black Lives Matter anti-racism policy, culture means a practice of opposing racism and promoting racial equality for all children, students, employees, staff and for all our nations citizens to receive equal treatment in the schools, workplaces, institutions, learning establishments, care systems, in society.
Racial equity means the absence of organisational, institutional and structural barriers experienced by people based on race or colours that have impeded and or denied access, opportunities, promotion as a result. Black Lives Matter understands that communities of colour, Black and Brown citizens have experienced centuries of systemic oppression and this needs to be stopped and stopped immediately.
Achieving racial equity requires proactive and continuous work to dismantle systemic oppression. Black Lives Matter is committed to altering systemic power and privilege dynamics and structures in order to hear and elevate underrepresented voices and to recognise and eliminate bias.
Furthermore, Black Lives Matter is committed to non-discrimination with regards to sex, gender, race, colour, national origin, disability, religion, age, physical or mental genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation or any categorised classification protected by applicable law.
This attitude and commitment will prevail in all policies and practices concerning racism towards children, students m, employees, staff, individuals and to be active with services and entities with whom we do business.