Think Patronus Instead of Spirit Animal, and Other Actions for Allies

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

Painting of a white dog with swirls around it.
Patronus Painting by EmmyMik is licensed under CC BY 2.0

1. Think “patronus” instead of “spirit animal”

2. Steer clear of other Native American terms, too

3. Say “I think it’s my turn now” to disrupt office housework

4. Support coworkers through a miscarriage

5. Push back if you hear “Go back to where you came from”

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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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