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Jeannie Gainsburg, The Savvy Ally
October 14, 2020 @ EST 7:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
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The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate is an enjoyable, humorous, encouraging, easy to understand guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities. Full of practical and useful tools for LGBTQ+ advocacy, The Savvy Ally creates more confident, active allies who are effective advocates for change. This supportive guidebook will jump-start even the most tentative ally.
“This is a beautiful book. A necessary book. An unputdownable book. Please read this book.” – Alison Smith, Lambda Literary Award Winner and Author of Name All the Animals
Jeannie Gainsburg is an educational trainer and consultant in the field of LGBTQ+ inclusion and effective allyship. Formerly the Education Director at the Out Alliance in Rochester, N.Y., she has personally facilitated or co-facilitated more than five hundred training sessions and workshops at corporations, colleges, government agencies, schools, hospitals, faith communities, and more. Gainsburg has a BA in Psychology from Brown University and an MA in Social Work and Social Services from Bryn Mawr College. The Savvy Ally is her first book. www.savvyallyaction.com