How many times have you seen an organization, or group of people say:We are all about equity. We are going to learn a bunch about how to be more equitable in our work. But, we are largely going to confine that knowledge to subjects we have pre-determined pertain to equity. And at the end of the project we will largely will be the same people and organization we were at the start.
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My favored response is something like: If I tell you I'm not an expert, then in this moment of patriarchy and misogyny, I'm relinquishing a piece of my own power. And if I tell you why I am an expert then I'm going against the very pedagogy that I believe will serve you best on your journey. I'm not here to hold something - knowledge, experience, identity, whatever - over you.
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