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Welcome to Ally Week!

 

Next Ally Week will be September 25-29, 2017. Ally Week is a national dialogue about how everyone -- in and out of school -- can work to become better allies to LGBT youth.

We know that allyship is about more than broadly supporting LGBTQ people; it's an active, ongoing process of advocating for LGBTQ youth (and other marginalized groups) without speaking for them or over them. During #AllyWeek, we challenge one another to think critically about what allyship means, how we are allies to others, and what kind of allies we seek out for ourselves. 

Supported by over 20 endorsers, Ally Week is an opportunity for us to recognize what true allyship looks like for each of us. 

How to Participate in Ally Week

FIRST, register for Ally Week! Register for updates on free resources to support your participation -- and to get FREE Ally Week swag for the first 2,000 registrants

NEXT, read up on what actions you can take as an ally. Allyship doesn't happen overnight; the more steps we take to support LGBTQ youth from all walks of life, the stronger an ally you'll be. 

IF you're an educator, take a look at Ally Week Guide for Educators to learn how you can support your students during Ally Week. 

 

 

Button: Register for Ally Week 

 

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Tweet or Instagram with the hashtag #myallies to tell us what you need from your allies, and use #AllyWeek to tell us how you're participating. 

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ALLY WEEK ENDORSERS  


 

ACLUAthlete AllyBrooklyn Community Pride CenterCenterLink: The Community of LGBT CentersFutures Without ViolenceGroundSpark - Igniting Change Through FilmGSA NetworkIt Gets Better ProjectNoH8 CampaignNot in Our TownOutSportsPoint FoundationSafe Schools South FloridaStomp Out BullyingThe Ally CoalitionThe Center - The LGBT Community CenterThird LevelWashington Peace Center

 

Find Ally Week resources for endorsers and register to join as an organizational ally.