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What does it really mean to be an ally?

Becoming an ally isn't a one-and-done process. It takes a continual effort and a desire to gain fresh perspectives.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Educate. Advocate. Repeat.

Knowing what actions to take as an ally isn't a one-stop shop. We encourage you to continually learn different perspectives, histories and individual truths, and then use that knowledge to spur change. Here are some resources to start your process.

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Certificate

Knowledge is power. Gain understanding to become a powerful ally in all aspects of your life by taking our online, non-credit certificate.

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Inclusivity Negligence Documentary

UW-LaCrosse students of color share their experiences on a predominantly white campus.

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Harvard's Anti-Racist Resources

It’s not enough to just be not racist – in order to truly confront prejudice, we must be anti-racist.

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Podcasts Confronting Racism

Bello Collective created a list of 16 podcasts that confront and explain racism and its ideal.


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Responding to Racist Attacks

Six tips for what to do if you witness a racially-motivated attack–don't be a bystander!

How to Respond  

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Pronouncing Hmong Names

A quick guide to pronouncing Hmong names.

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Common Myths Debunked

Racism relies on ignorance. Educate yourself to cut off individual discrimination at its source.

3 Common Myths About Racism

In her TEDxTalk, Dr. Watts Smith dispels what we think we know about racism and explores what we can do in order to live in a post-racist society.

Black Lives Matter Myths

MTV debunks four Black Lives Matter myths in under five minutes.

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Why does America have such a high rate of incarceration? Director Ava DuVernay seeks to answer this question in the 13th film documentary.

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Connect with Stacie

Stacie Christian, our Assistant Vice Chancellor of Inclusive Excellence, strives to build a campus of inclusivity. If you need any help accessing resources, get in touch with her.

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