Allies to Advocates

Family Wealth Management Group is excited to help Allies become Advocates. We know so many strong Allies who want to do more, take action, help change the oppressive practices of systemic discrimination and racism, and become powerful Advocates. At the same time, we understand some Allies are unsure about how to start and focus their efforts.

This is where we can help.

Take These Steps Today to Become Advocates

  1. Listen and truly hear people.
  2. Use your pronouns throughout your communications.
  3. Commit to learning more and educating yourself.
  4. Share your professional expertise with underserved people and communities.
  5. Share your network. Make introductions and open doors.
  6. Audit your strengths and decide how you can contribute. Volunteer your time.
  7. Build authentic relationships with people. Remember that we are mirrors and see each other fully when we talk from the heart.
  8. Join diversity, equity, and inclusion organizations in your community and actively engage in their work.
  9. Stand up for what’s right at a national and local level.
  10. Recognize white privilege, address it, and take steps to changing this systemic problem.
  11. Follow leading Advocates on social media and actively amplify their messages. Use #AlliesToAdvocates to raise global awareness. Add representative community hashtags, e.g., #LGBTQelders, #LGBTQ.

Connect with Leading Organizations

Get started now by connecting with leading organizations. Bookmark these organizations’ websites, follow them on social media, and subscribe to their newsletters, and share their messages. Share your favorite Advocates with us, and we’ll add them to our list.  

  • AARP®
  • CFP Board
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Financial Planning Association®
  • Girl Rising
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Human Rights Watch
  • Lambda Legal
  • Lean In
  • Movement Advancement Project
  • National Center for Transgender Equality
  • National LGBTQ Task Force
  • SAGE
  • UN Human Rights
  • UN Women

Do you have an idea to help Allies become Advocates? We would love to connect with you. Contact us today!

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