what is an ally?
An ally is someone who is willing to take action in support of another person, in order to remove external barriers that impede that person from contributing their skills and talents in the workplace or community. - Simma Lieberman
Fair doesn't mean giving every child the same thing, it means giving every child what they need. -Rick Lavoie
Whether you're an individual learner or working on a team, here are some easy-to-understand videos that explore the importance of inclusion and how everyone can play a part in a more respectful and productive community
Tips For Being An Ally
The Importance of Equity
The Need for Inclusive Conversations
Commit To Living Inclusively
The Power of Standing Up
professional development courses
Here is an example of what the University of Florida has created for employees to learn about diversity and inclusion.
We see the world through a set of unique lenses that bring together who we are, where we come from, and our vast experiences. Our lenses certainly include factors like age, race, ethnicity, ability, and spiritual beliefs, but we also have other lenses that shape how we see the world, including our knowledge, insights, and experience. -Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW
curious about you?
When we stop and become fascinated with our own beliefs and identities, we are more ready to expose ourselves to others' experiences and educate ourselves on our differences.