Articles & Quotes

“Some people with disabilities like to refer to non–disabled people as temporarily able–bodied, meaning that disability is something we’ll most likely all experience at some point in our lives.”

– Emily Ladau, Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally

“When someone says, ‘I just really don’t think about race.’ – I understand what you’re trying to do, and I know you mean well, but race, that pesky ole thing, exists independently from you, regardless of whether or not you exercise the privilege afforded by not having to think about it.”

– Ben Philippe, Sure, I’ll be Your Black Friend: Notes from the Other Side of the Fist Bump

“Beware of the ‘revolving door’ employment–equity syndrome, where you do a great job hiring minority candidates, but not keeping them.”

– Stephen Hammond, B.A., LL.B., Managing Human Rights at Work: 101 Practical Tips to Prevent Human Rights Disasters


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