FROM ALLY TO ACCOMPLICE
It is every individual’s responsibility to engage in the work that allyship requires. That work includes learning, recognizing, and understanding what it means to solidly stand in the gap for someone who may be different than you. If we don’t do this work, our circumstances will not change and future generations will judge us for standing idly by.
When we don’t stand firmly with others during difficult times or when they are in crisis, or we simply ignore injustice when we see it because it has all become too much to deal with, we are a part of the problem.
FROM ALLY TO ACCOMPLICE is a series of six monthly workshops and engagements for humans who are interested in authentic personal and professional growth. This curated cohort is open to 20 women and non-binary humans regardless of racial or ethnic background. Our activities will move us toward recognizing what it means to do the work necessary to be called an ally on the way to becoming full-fledged accomplices.
The work begins with open, honest, enlightening, but tough, conversations in a brave space. Together we will share, learn, and engage in meaningful interactions and build bridges to civil engagement and empathetic understanding one conversation at time.
Our sessions will be held in downtown Minneapolis on the second Saturday of each month beginning on February 9.
Your personal investment for From Ally to Accomplice is $2,000. Payment is due by FEBRUARY 1. If payment is not received by February 1, your space will be given to another applicant.
There are two payment options:
Payment of $1,800 in full by February 1 (a $200 savings)
Four payments of $500—due on February 1, March 1, April 1 and May 1.
Payment in full yields a $200 savings. Scholarships are not available at this time. The From Ally to Accomplice personal investment is non-refundable.
The From Ally to Accomplice cohort will:
Meet in person once a month to participate in a curriculum that includes six, three-hour group sessions. (The curriculum was developed using the Kemp Instructional Design Model)
Be guided through the creation of personal action plans to ensure implementation into their personal and professional lives
Participate in a brave space that allows members to share thoughts, ideas, and learning via access to a private online community
Hear from, engage with, and learn from local and national speakers on topics like Understanding Your Privilege, What is an Ally?, and Deepening Your Analysis
Enhance their individual experience through two one-on-one coaching sessions with The Woke Coach (additional one-on-one sessions are available at a discounted cohort member rate)
Partner with other members of the cohort to attend related activities and programming
Maintain an active, supportive cohort community that exists well into the future
Receive an official certificate of participation in the inaugural cohort