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5 Tips For Being An Ally

Chescaleigh is an actor, comedian, TV and internet personality, and an activist from the United States. In this three-and-a-half-minute video, she breaks down five basic tips to become better allies. Allyship is an important commitment those with more privilege must make to fight the oppression of marginalized peoples. When we are new at something, we usually take a step back to listen, watch, and learn before we step in. If we were building a house and we knew nothing about building houses, we would take a step back and listen to the person in charge. Allyship is the same as building a house. Chescaleigh says, “we need your help building this house, but you should probably listen so you know what to do first”. Watch Chescaleigh¬†break down five basic tips to become better allies.

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