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Tuesday, October 17, 2023, 4:30 PM until 6:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once registration is complete.
Fall 2023 DEIJB Book Club
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM CST
All are welcome to our DEIJB Book Club. We will meet via Zoom from Oct through Feb on the third Tuesday of each month.
We will start by reading Jeannie Gainsburg, “The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate”.
The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is an enjoyable, humorous, encouraging, easy to understand guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities.
It is chock full of practical and useful tools for LGBTQ+ advocacy, including: -Current and relevant information on identities and LGBTQ+ language -Tips for what to say and what not to say when someone comes out to you -LGBTQ+ etiquette and techniques for respectful conversations -Common bloopers to avoid -Tools for effectively navigating difficult conversations -Suggestions for addressing common questions and concerns -Actions for creating more LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces -Recommendations for self-care and sustainable allyship The goal of The Savvy Ally is to create more confident, active allies who are effective advocates for change.
Please email Deb Johnson to join the book club at: firstname.lastname@example.org.