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Privilege Explained and Being an Ally

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Privilege can be described as advantages, favors, and benefits to members of dominant groups at the expense of members of target groups. Privilege can be somewhat invisible to the people who have it—people in dominant groups are frequently unaware that they are members of the dominant group due to the privilege of being able to access benefits, regardless of the work it might take to earn it.

Conversations on diversity, equity, inclusion and racial justice can be challenging, especially if we don't have a clear understanding of the language needed to have these impactful conversations. Watch this short video by Pop'n'Olly, designed to introduce the concept of privilege and allyship to children.

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