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Dismantle, from a feminist perspective, all forms of oppression, including but not limited to those based on ability, age, class, ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation.
Advocate for an equitable environment free from violence and harassment based on gender, race, and sexual orientation.
Create an anti-racist, non-sexist, queer-affirmative space where all people can feel valued and safe.
Facilitate and strengthen connections among people across lines of difference through programming and educational campaigns.
Integrate an appreciation of Women's Gender and Multicultural Studies across the disciplines.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

An Ally by Any Other Name...

I've been lucky enough to spend two weekends recently at conferences (Momentum and the Civil Liberties and Public Policies Conference at Hampshire College) talking about social justice from a whole bunch of different angles. I am still a bit mentally wiped out from these experiences, to be honest, but I'm excited to start processing here!

One of the things that was discussed on twitter during the CLPP conference was the concept of allyship. The person I was tweeting with said, specifically in the context of racial justice, "

What do you think?

1 comment:

  1. I've been struggling with this, and your post really helped me sort out my thoughts. Great quote from Travis! Thank you.