Racial Justice at Work: My Friend, the Performative Ally 

As first posted on The Inclusion Solution My team sat in the living room of our house rental for our retreat, swapping horror stories of the ways in which we had been harmed by the white women in our field.   To varying degrees, we had personal relationships with these white women — some of themContinue reading “Racial Justice at Work: My Friend, the Performative Ally “

Activism 101: What is Decolonization?

Decolonize is a word that has been coming up a lot in activism discourse lately. But what is decolonization? A short definition would be that “decolonization brings about the repatriation of Indigenous land and life”. Oftentimes we hear things about “decolonize our schools” and “decolonize our bookshelves”. While decolonization is important as a theoretical framework,Continue reading “Activism 101: What is Decolonization?”

Activism 101: How to be an Ally

With so much going on in the world, many people often wonder how they can be a better ally to those who are from marginalized communities. I know many allies struggle with “Am I taking up too much space?” Or “How can I be an ally if people won’t allow me to help?” All theseContinue reading “Activism 101: How to be an Ally”

You’re Not a Feminist

As first posted on Feminist Book Club It is amazing how many women I have seen that do not identify as a feminist. You know the ones. “I’m not a feminist because I don’t hate men” or “I’m not a feminist because I wear a bra and shave my legs”. So many people, of allContinue reading “You’re Not a Feminist”