Characteristics of an Adult Ally

An Adult Ally Listens - Listening shows that we take one another seriously and what they have to say is important. It is how we listen to each other with respect and care.
 

An Adult Ally is Present – Taking the time to respond to the needs and situations that people present to us.
 

An Adult Ally Opens Doors – Providing resources to people and helping them to prepare, recognize, assume, and handle power.
 

An Adult Ally Takes Chances – Taking risk and being bold because nothing changes when no one takes a chance.
 

An Adult Ally Gets Support – Finding others to share our excitement, ideas, feelings, and problems. This is how we support each other through difficult times and celebrate our victories.