The Better Allies™ Approach for Creating More Inclusive Online Communities

Each week, we share five simple actions to create a more inclusive workplace and be a better ally.

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1. Share the best way to navigate your online community

2. Clarify the experience needed for roles in your community

3. Create a “Language Matters” discussion area

4. Redirect questions to the most qualified subject matter expert

5. For more ideas, watch this video

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Everyday actions to create inclusive, engaging workplaces. Together, we can — and will — make a difference with the Better Allies® approach.

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