Privilege and Allyship

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Privilege and allyship are both difficult concepts that are often misunderstood. These resources aim to provide you with clear, concise descriptions of these terms, both of which are key in helping us understand and support one another.


Understanding Race and Privilege

An article containing an explanation of privilege and its role in schools, self-reflection questions about biases, and suggestions for talking to others about privilege

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What is White Privilege, Really?

An article explaining white privilege and systematic racism, and their effect on society

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5 Tips For Being an Ally

A video that provides tips for being an ally in a non-preachy manner

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Guide to Allyship

A guide of the do’s and don’ts of allyship

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How To Be A LGBTQIA+ Ally

Video animation that illustrates ways for allies to support LGBTQ+ loved ones and friends

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Talking to Kids About Race and Privilege

Advice for parents on exposing children to different cultures and talking to them about complex ideas such as race and privilege

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