Posts tagged movement building
Your Ally is Not Your Partner: Thoughts on Adaptive Leadership

We talk a lot about allies in social justice work, but if there’s one idea I want you to walk away with (and that’s why it’s in the title), it’s that your ally is not your partner. Your allies support your efforts but they will not take risks with you, at least not the kinds that you need them to in order to create systemic change. Your partners will. Know the difference, or else you will find yourself in critical moments with far less support than you thought you had.

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