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Cultural Literacy, Allyship and Anti-Racism

What is Allyship?

Allyship involves regularly questioning and adjusting our perspectives and actions, particularly for those with more advantages. Being an ally means actively supporting those who face more difficulties, learning from their experiences, and working together for a fairer world.

Ways to Continue Allyship:

  • Listening, Learning and Unlearning
  • Amplifying Other Voices
  • Advocacy and Action
  • Acknowledging Privilege 
  • Building Relationships


Book for Adults

Books for Children and Youth

A Guide to Lifelong Allyship

Catherine Hernandez (she/her) is an award-winning author and screenwriter. She is a proud queer woman who is of Filipino, Spanish, Chinese and Indian descent and married into the Navajo Nation. Her first novel, Scarborough, won the Jim Wong-Chu Award for the unpublished manuscript; was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards, the Evergreen Forest of Reading Award, the Edmund White Award, and the Trillium Book Award; and a finalist for Canada Reads 2022.