I hear you. I am sorry. We’ll do better.

If you are White: When a Person of Color shares a personal story with you about how they or someone they care about were hurt by racism or another form of oppression, this is what you say" "I hear you. I am sorry this happened.  We'll do better." And then you just stop.  DO NOT … Continue reading I hear you. I am sorry. We’ll do better.

Time to Get Comfortable with Discomfort: A Calling-In of Other “Good Allies”

Welcome.  Welcome.  Please come in. My name is Deb and I'm a Recovering "Good Ally." By this I mean that for most of my adult life, I thought that being a white woman who didn't laugh at racist, homophobic or misogynist jokes (and depending on the situation might even say something), worked in nonprofits with … Continue reading Time to Get Comfortable with Discomfort: A Calling-In of Other “Good Allies”