6 ways to give your activism a much-needed global spin
February 20, 2016 - Uncategorized
To do truly responsible advocacy work, you have to go global
Adding a global sensibility to your activism means reaching outside of your own community to get a broader view of the inequalities at hand. By hearing and acknowledging global perspectives, rather than listening to the single story that comes from your own region, you’re able to see how inequality is connected, not just how injustice personally impacts you.
Yet, thinking of social justice issues in a global context is often something we shy away from. It gets messy to pay attention to the collision of region, culture and inequality. Most of the time, we don’t even know where to start, so we don’t start at all. Read more…