"My activism just works differently - but all forms of activism are necessary for any type of social change"
This episode is the fourth in our series with the Black Perspectives Office. In this episode, the founding coordinator of the BPO sits down with anti-racist psychotherapist David Archer, to find out more about his practice..
David Archer is a anti-racist psychotherapist from Montreal. He has a private practice and provides consulting services for organizations and other therapists. In addition to being trained as a clinical social worker he also a registered couple and family therapist. His thought is informed by mindfulness, intersectional feminism and critical race theory.
Annick Maugile Flavien is a Black community advocate, a Black scholar, the founding coordinator of the Black Perspectives Office (BPO), and a Co-chair on the President's Task Force on Anti-Black Racism at Concordia University. She is a three-time graduate of Concordia and has been working on campus for the last ten years where she had the opportunity to participate in and support grassroots EDI and anti-racist initiatives across campus. She now offers anti-discriminatory consultations, workshops and trainings, and is developing trainings specifically for anti-Black racism at Concordia University. In her creative and academic research, Annick roots herself in communications, ageing studies, migration and geography in order to explore the transmission of intergenerational knowledge and identity for Black communities in Canada with the goal of addressing Black community isolation in Canada and fostering connections across Black Canadian communities.