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Saturday, January 28 • 12:00 - 12:25
Becoming a Better Ally LIMITED

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When engaged citizens notices social issues, they often want nothing more than to abolish them. But sometimes their best intentions can have negative outcomes. The best way to avoid this paradox is not only becoming an ally, but knowing the difference between a bad ally and a good ally. Problems can be best approached with solidarity, but the goal is to help, not hinder, a cause. There can be an important place for allies in these situations: as supporters and advocates. Individuals from all walks or life will find this session useful to finding their role in these spaces.


Nina Plummer

President, University of Alberta
As a political science student, Nina contributes to the work in her communities through involvement in Alpha Gamma Delta, Engineers Without Borders, and the Students’ Union. She is the founder and president of Thrival, a student group whose focus is on alleviating poverty in Edmonton... Read More →

Saturday January 28, 2017 12:00 - 12:25 PST
CCIS L1-160 Centennial Centre for Interdiciplanary Science, U of A North Campus