Authentic learning about anti-oppressive practice involves risk, difficulty, and controversy, which creates discomfort.
Setting shared guidelines is an important part of preparing for this discomfort and positioning the emotional work involved in learning about anti-racism and anti-oppression.
This practice is offered by the staff of Hamilton Community Legal Clinic for consideration and adaptation.
A Brave Space is founded on mutual respect where we discuss important and controversial issues with civility. It is an inclusive space that confronts ideas and assumptions with movement towards action that influences effective change.
The Belonging Pledge