Activist, Laura LeMoon, wrote, “An ally should be personally gaining nothing through their activism. In fact, if you are an ally, you should be losing things through your activism; space, voice, recognition, validation, identity and ego.”
Social Justice Design
We did a campaign strategy and development around that topic and created a typography piece, posters, social media posts, stickers and enamel pins. This partnership encourages allies to:
- Redirect compensation.
- Not take an organizer role but rather a service role.
- Work under the leadership of the communities they are allies to.
- Continuously support those communities, not just once or twice.
- Employ and refer folks from those communities.