What can you do in 8 minutes? The importance of allies in advocacy

8 minutes and 18 seconds. It’s a small amount of time. Yet, Laila Al-Shamma uses it wisely. Recently, Laila Al-Shamma was honored by GLSEN as the 2013 Student Advocate of the Year. She is someone who makes her local community a better, safer place not just for herself but for others as well. Her strength, honesty, and humility shine through in her acceptance speech. Some of Laila’s wisdom and insights: “If no one around you knows that you are anRead more