Canadian Council of Churches

Racism historically rises and spikes when there is fear or threat or economic loss, especially
when it is perceived to diminish the dominant community’s self-invented narrative and access
to resources and finances, and when power rests with those who use power for gain and
control at the expense of others.

Kim Uyede-Kai shares this helpful guide to name racism during COVID-19 and how we are called to respond.

Kim is a member of the Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network steering committee and the FILL reference group. Kim Uyede-Kai serves as Minister, Communities of Faith Support and Right Relations Shining Waters Regional Council, The United Church of Canada