Trans Allyship Workbook: Building Skills to Support Trans People In Our Lives (Revised)

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Think Again Training
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5.5 X 8.5 X 0.3 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author
Davey Shlasko, M.Ed., is an educator, author and consultant, and founder of Think Again Training & Consulting. Davey's passion is facilitating adult learning about - and in the context of - social justice movements. Davey's recent and ongoing work includes consulting with numerous K-12 schools, colleges, and human service providers to improve trans inclusion; co-designing and leading a community-based study group focused on racial justice organizing in predominantly white, rural areas with Lost River Racial Justice; co-designing and leading a community-based cross-class dialogue circle with ACT for Social Justice; and co-authoring the Classism and Ableism chapters of Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 3rd edition. Davey has an M.Ed. in Social Justice Education from UMass, Amherst, and has been writing and teaching about social justice issues since 2000. Davey also serves as a Marta Sotomayor Fellow and adjunct faculty member at Smith College School for Social Work.

..". packed with concrete tools and practices that hold the complexity of trans issues and invite curiosity and critical thinking with an open heart." -Rev. Cathy Rion Starr, Unitarian Universalist Minister

..". the only one of its kind, with a heightened attention to the intersectionality of identities within the trans lived experience. ... There is no other single resource of radical trans allyship that I would recommend to both therapists and clients." - Shannon Sennott, LICSW, Family Therapist and founder of Translate Gender, Inc.

..". the most practical and accessible guide for trans inclusion I have ever read. ...If you are interested in learning more about supporting trans people in your family, your workplace, your school, your community and the world, but you only have time to read one book, read this one." - Tobias K. Davis, Playwright, Novelist, Activist

"We can't know anyone's gender identity simply by observing them. This fact alone challenges and revolutionizes all of the ways our binary-gender physical, social, mental and emotional spaces are constructed." - Mushim Patricia Ikeda, Teacher, Author and Diversity Consultant