Are You Ready?
A 5-Part Diversity Training From Awareness to Action
Pew Center estimates that by the year 2050, 1 in 5 Americans will be foreign-born and that the nation’s racial and ethnic mix will look vastly different than today. The question is: are you ready? This engaging training will take you on a journey from self-exploration of your own culture and upbringing to a deeper understanding of those within our community and beyond who may differ from you.
Workshop Learning Outcomes
- Describe cultural identity and the way it shapes the perception of self and others.
- Identify unearned benefits, such as male privilege, white privilege, class privilege, etc.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the cultural diversity of the United States.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the historical concepts of race, gender, class, power, privilege, and oppression in the United States.
- Analyze current issues relating to cultural diversity within the context of historical patterns of racism, sexism, and class conflict in the United States.
- Discuss and interpret the history of protest movements surrounding issues of race, class, and gender.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the legal, political, and economic mechanisms that have restricted access to important elements of American citizenship and life.
- Describe and analyze the relationship between historical and contemporary inequality with respect to race, gender, sexuality, class, and ethnicity.
- Explain and analyze the intersections of race and ethnicity with gender, social class, sexuality, and other social identities
- Effectively communicate major themes of the workshop in both written journal and an in-class discussion and presentation.
- Develop strategies and techniques to promote equity in both personal and professional settings.