An ally is someone who provides support to a community they’re not a part of, joining their fight for equality, rights, and inclusion. Here are ways to be an ally for people with intellectual disabilities.
For diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to be successful, they require buy-in from all stakeholders, including White men. DEI means everyone, and White men have as much to gain from DEI as everyone else.
Confirm why it’s important and helpful to tell people the pronouns that you use to self-identify and welcome them to do the same. Get practical tips for communicating your pronouns at meetings and in writing. Explore the connections between pronouns, allyship, and inclusivity.