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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Resource Guide

What is Allyship?

Allyship is an active, consistent, and arduous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating, in which a person holding systemic power seeks to end oppressions in solidarity with a group of people who are systemically disempowered. Since everyone holds systemic power in some areas and lacks it in others, everyone has areas in which they can practice allyship. Oregon Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence  


A Guide to Lifelong Allyship | Catherine Hernandez | TEDxToronto

Do you know what allyship looks like? This increasingly popular buzzword is demystified alongside practical suggestions for social change. Catherine Hernandez is a talented storyteller, author and theatre practitioner and she unpacks what it means to feel allyship in the body, mind, and soul. This talk will share how to make allyship a daily practice.

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