Meaningful Allyship in the Face of Anti-Semitism

Details: For current university students of all backgrounds. Do you care about justice and community on campus? Are you interested in thinking about your own role as an ally?

This workshop, by renowned equity trainer  Yavilah McCoy, is for university students and will focus on skill-building and methodologies for allyship across difference, including a special emphasis on anti-Semitism–how it works (differently from other kinds of oppression), how to recognize it, and how to stand in support of your fellow Jewish students experiencing it. When we are able to support each other in the face of discrimination, we together raise up our community.

All current university students are welcome to attend. Co-sponsored by the Multi-Faith Centre of UofT, the Anti-Racism and Cultural Diversity Office of UofT, Hart House, Anglican Campus Chaplaincy at UofT, the Ecumenical Chaplaincy at UofT, Hillel Ontario, Hillel International, Hillel UofT, Hillel Ryerson, and Hillel York. Facebook event >>

When: Wednesday, October 17, 5:00-7:00pm
Where: Hart House, The Debates Room
Cost: Free / Kosher dinner provided

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Yavilah McCoy is the CEO of Dimensions Educational Consulting in Boston. Yavilah has over 20 years of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting, non-profit management, and engagement, having helped numerous organizations build measurable commitments to racial justice, equity, and anti-oppression strategies. A renowned speaker, educator, and activist, Yavilah is a Jewish woman and a person of color who designs methods to enable students and educators to be better citizens of the world—by exploring differences and reaching for tangible solutions in allied engagement. Yavilah is a certified trainer for ADL’s World of Difference Institute, National Conference for Community and Justice, and the National Coalition Building Institute.


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