Session Title

The Basics of Privilege for Those Who Just Don't Quite Get It

Location

RU 2048

Summary

Privilege is a very important aspect of diversity. In spaces for individuals to feel safe and heard, the people in these spaces must self-identify their privileges and the privileges that they do not have. The best ways to talk about privilege are to first discuss the fact that you should never feel guilty for having a privilege, but it is highly important to be aware of the privileges that one has. A visual technique such as reading a list of questions and having the participants step forward if they have what the specific question i­s. By using a visual aid such as this activity, it allows the participants to see the distances in which privileges and the lack there of can separate individuals within today’s society.

Start Date

4-8-2017 1:45 PM

End Date

4-8-2017 2:50 PM

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The Basics of Privilege for Those Who Just Don't Quite Get It

RU 2048

Privilege is a very important aspect of diversity. In spaces for individuals to feel safe and heard, the people in these spaces must self-identify their privileges and the privileges that they do not have. The best ways to talk about privilege are to first discuss the fact that you should never feel guilty for having a privilege, but it is highly important to be aware of the privileges that one has. A visual technique such as reading a list of questions and having the participants step forward if they have what the specific question i­s. By using a visual aid such as this activity, it allows the participants to see the distances in which privileges and the lack there of can separate individuals within today’s society.