Past Event - Becoming Allies: Staying Engaged

Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -
8:00 am to 10:00 am

On July 20th the Diversity Forum concluded our theme of Becoming Allies with a specific focus on "Staying Engaged". Working for social change can be exhausting, so how can aspiring allies stay engaged for the long haul? 

This month our speakers addressed how aspiring allies can welcome discomfort, learn from our mistakes and practice self-care:

Thank you Shaashawn Dial-Snowden for emceeing, and to Widener Law Commonwealth for hosting us!

The Diversity Forum is sponsored in part by Community Partner Sponsors:



We are also grateful to our supporting sponsors:

UPMC Health Plan, Pinnacle Health, Community Responders Network, Alder Health, Life Esteem & the Sierra Club.

Diversity Forum Materials:


Staying Engaged PowerPoint

Tips for Self-Care and Resistance Work Video

10 Things Allies Can Do

What Is the Best Way to Be a Social Justice Advocate?

Ally Identity Development

Moving from Actor to Ally to Accomplice

Accomplices versus Allies

Giving Up on Allies

Event Photos (click photo to view larger): 
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