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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

What are the roots of your leadership? Are you prioritizing creating change in your work as a leader? Take a look at “Characteristics of Social Change Leader”, to learn what it looks like to lead while centering social change.…

Authority, Power and Influence- 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

Facilitation is a process that guides discussion. The role of a facilitator is to encourage participants to move from the known to the unknown, pursue unfamiliar concepts and constructs, and explore new options and opinions. Learn more about what it means to be a good facilitator!…

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…