Focus on Ally Skills

Ally skills are techniques that people with power, privilege, or influence can use to improve diversity and inclusion in their organization. This talk explains why teaching ally skills is often more effective than changing the behavior of marginalized people. It then describes a dozen specific ally skills such as listening, amplifying marginalized voices, and speaking up when it is uncomfortable.

For more in depth ally skills training, see our Ally Skills Workshop page.

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The Paradox of Tolerance for Tech Companies

Many tech companies struggle to decide where to draw the line between supporting free speech and supporting hate movements. This talk explains how the Paradox of Tolerance can be applied by tech companies to decide what content to host on their platforms.

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