Allyship is an active, consistent, and ongoing practice in which a person holding systemic power seeks to end oppression in solidarity with a group of people who are systemically disempowered. This training will explore what it means to be an ally against racism in a Human Services profession.
After attending this training, participants will be able to:
Understand the definition of privilege and what it means to have multiple identities
Value the importance of being an ally to individuals who are disadvantaged due to race/ethnicity in order to create a just and equitable society
Understand what it means to be an ally
Learn what it takes to fulfill the duties allyship requires and develop a plan for action