These activities, adapted from the Hineini Curriculum Resource Guide, encourage participants to explore how they can be effective allies and what responsibility they hold for others in their community.

Activity 1: The role of allies (30-45 minutes) 

In this activity participants  define the word ‘ally’ and examine what it means to be an ally to others. It involved group exploration and talking about personal experience. 

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Activity 2 (30 minutes)

This activity practically demonstrates actions that progress social justice and those that go against it. Participants take part in a role play in order to explore different scenarios. They then share with the group how the activity has helped them gain new understanding of what it means to be an ally and make commitments to steps forward in create change in their community. 

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