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Wellness in Our Work

It can be difficult to take care of ourselves while we work towards change. Wellness needs to be reclaimed and as people working to create change we need to understand that our emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being is intrinsically connected to the sustainability of our communities and movements. We must…

Leading for Change

Whether it’s bringing a more social justice lens to your work and activism or whether it’s working with more compassion, empathy, understanding – this type of of thinking requires constant evaluation.  Ensuring that diversity, equity, acceptance, and fairness fosters better culture and communities which in turn creates your organization to…

Power – Who Has It?

The distinctions between authority, power and influence can be unclear. Having clarity on the differences between them can help us understand our working relationships better. How does authority impact how I interact with a co-worker? What does power look like on my team? How does influence play a role in…

Facilitation Best Practices

Whether it’s leading a big or small meeting at work or hosting a community forum – developing facilitation skills are important. If you are going to be facilitating conversations to get them into actions, learn ways to navigate people through an agenda to reach goals in the most effective way…

What is an ally?

LDIR defines an ally as someone who understands the many layers of oppression, can identify positions of privilege that they hold, and actively works to rectify inequity. This includes people who mutually understand and recognize each others’ oppressions and work towards building coalitions in order to address inequity. Download the…