“What is privilege? Can it be defined? It depends where you are standing. And that’s where the concept of “allyship” comes in. Allyship is supporting members from a group other than your own social identity. However, the support someone needs is often different than what others assume.
“Eva Orbuch describes a training she attended facilitated by Generation Waking Up. “A very diverse group of 25 young adults spent three whole days together examining the major issues of our time and learning enlightening frameworks from which to re-view things like social justice, oppression, and the environment.” The outcomes may surprise you.
“Also, a fascinating video by BuzzFeed shows an exercise created by social activists Margo Adair and Sharon Howell that gets to the heart of privilege and identity.”