- Category: Webinars
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
In this time of heightened interest in social activism, the concept & call for allyship remains a constant variable in the equation towards social justice. As this need remains, more of us need to start considering how to utilize our privileged identities in the journey towards aspiring allyship. Through this webinar, participants will explore different forms of allyship, reflect on how allyship plays out in their daily interactions, and consider recommendations of infusing allyship & inclusion into their lives and programming.
James C. Thomas, M.S.Ed. is the Assistant Director for the Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs at Loyola University Chicago. He previously served as program coordinator for Campus Activities at DePaul University (IL) & a residence hall director at Illinois Institute of Technology. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington. In addition, he is the Membership co-chair for the Pan-African Network of the American College Personnel Association and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Lisa Combs, M.S. is a Program Coordinator for the Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Loyola University Chicago. She has previously served as a Coordinator for Campus Life working with Student Organizations, Diversity, and Leadership programs at Illinois Institute of Technology and a Graduate Assistant in Student Activities and Community Engagement at Miami University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science from Ohio State University and a master’s degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education from Miami University. In addition, she is the incoming co-chair for the Multiracial Network in the American College Personnel Association.