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Thursday, May 4 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
How to Be an Ally LIMITED

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An ally is someone who recognizes his/her own privilege relative to others and works to change societal injustices to create a more equitable environment for all. In this seminar, you will learn how to recognize your own implicit bias, build a common vocabulary for understanding equity issues, and learn how to identify instances of injustice in your community and within the opera field. Learn how to develop strategies for becoming an effective ally in your community and within your organization.

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Michelle Ramos

Project Director, Vera Institute of Justice
Michelle Ramos, JD, LLM has committed her career to servicing our most marginalized communities, those adversely impacted by issues of by race, gender, socio-economics, inequitable laws, and public policies. As project director of the Vera Institute of Justice, New Orleans office, she works with government and community partners to improve the criminal justice system through strategy, research and policy work. Michelle is completing her dissertation towards a PhD is psychology with an emphasis in race and cultural studies. Prior to her legal career, Michelle, a retired professional ballet dancer, worked as an executive director for multiple non-profit arts organizations and served as a program officer for... Read More →


Thursday May 4, 2017 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Majestic 3, 37th Floor

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