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Panelist Candice Best, Founder of BEST PR, urged the audience to identify where they have power and leverage it to support members of BIPOC communities.
Nadia Ali, Owner and Consultant of Konpa Consulting suggested looking inwards at your organization and thinking critically about how you can take action to spur meaningful change.
Alexandra Nilkolajev, Content Creator and Host of the One Last Thing podcast
Our moderator, Raia “Coach” Carey, summed up her guiding principles for allyship:
Panelists provided resources to support the audience’s allyship to BIPOC communities:
Activists to follow:
Avery Francis of Build with Bloom
Andray Domise (also read his piece in Macleans on racism in Canada)
Austin Channing Brown (Check out Brene Brown’s interview with Austin on her June 10th podcast—Unlocking US)
Brands getting allyship right:
Books worth reading:
How to be an Anti-racist – by Ibram X. Kendi
Me and White Supremacy – by Layla Saad
White Fragility – by Robin DiAngelo
Additional list of resources:
Friends of Jenny