The Safety Pin Initiative

Becoming a Stronger Ally


ISLSI is currently seeking faculty and staff for the Safety Pin Initiative. The Safety Pin Initiative is an eight-session curriculum composed of short lectures and activities focused on introducing faculty and staff to various components of allyship. This program recognizes that each individual is an experts of their personal lived experience; in order to have growth as an ally it takes deliberate and dedicated learning to better understand the experiences and perceptions of others. Through active participation, the cohort will continue to gain cultural competence by engaging in interactive discussion, assignments, and guided reflection. Some of the topics discussed will include allyship, implicit bias, micro-aggressions, privilege, and inclusive excellence.   

Are you interested in developing more knowledge in the areas of allyship, social justice, and equity? If yes, the Safety Pin Initiative is for you! 

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