Our Growing Understanding


In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist. - Angela Y. Davis

As racial issues are finally being talked about worldwide, we must all actively work to dismantle racism. Whether we realize it or not, racism affects everyone.

The Kootenay Lake School District 8 is dedicated to building awareness and changing attitudes about racism. This site is designed to support:

  • the Strategic Plan goals of learning, engagements and strengthening relationships 
  • Know - increase understanding of systemic racism
  • Learn - by provide resources for deepening our understanding about racism
  • Connect - students and staff to learning opportunities and local facilitators 
  • Act - through offering ideas to be part of the anti-racism solution

Contact Us

We welcome ideas and suggestions for resources for this site. Please contact SD8 Kootenay Lake for more information or suggestions.