This event will start with a yoga and guided meditation session. The yoga and meditation will focus specifically on calming the mind with themes of clarification of values, long and short term goal setting, identity, and "finding your place in the world." Following the yoga session we will transition into an informal hangout on the lawn where tea will be served. Then we will move into a book bi...
Participate in a floor survey of floor 4. Given 4 colored stickers (Green: Identity/identities that are Important to you, Red: Identity/identities where you feel unsafe/discriminated, Blue: Identity/identities where you feel safe/comfortable, Yellow: Identity/identities where you feel you have power/privilege ) to place in multiple categories such as gender, religion, sexual orientation, socio...
Identity collages from magazines will be made by students that come to the event, and food will be provided
A night of education and support. Three variously identified students and staff will be answering questions and sharing their stories in regards to their sexual orientation and gender identities.
In this identity program, I want to facilitate a space to discuss identity and social norms in order to divulge the different status quo's which dictate social identity. There are so many levels to expectations within society thats it's hard to maintain a sense of individuality in a conformist group. With some household stickers and school supplies, I want to create identity charts marked with ...
Decorate a Mask to represent you!
Residents will be provided with magazines and large sheets of paper to create collages that represent their identities. They will also have the opportunity to discuss what their collages mean to them with the group. Snacks provided!
in this final hall meeting, residents will convene with their RA one last time. together, they will open the "make a wish" box introduced at the beginning of the year to reflect upon the goal they established at the first hall meeting.
Come see the house 3 identity! People come from a wide variety of backgrounds and life experiences, see what House 3 is all about! Fill out the House 3 Identity chart and get some snacks and refreshments in the House 3 Lounge at 6 PM on Monday, May 2nd.
A passive program which involves two parts. The first part involves writing an identity a resident claims. For example "I am...a feminist." The second part involves writing out a negative stereotype associated with that identity, for example, "I am a feminist...but I am not a man hater."
Residents will be given the opportunity to take individual photos and group photos within the Cowell Apartment Community Room and the front of Parrington House which will be used to create a virtual yearbook over facebook. Individuals will sign a photo release waiver whereupn they will have their photo taken. The photos will be posted in an album on the Parrington House group Facebook page wher...
A passive program detailing the origins of the model minority myth which frequently affects the Asian American community, along with a summary of its implications
In one word, share how you have changed throughout the past year when it comes to how you identify yourself.
An afternoon of self-reflection in which figure drawing skills are taught and self portraits drawn, to demonstrate growth through freshman year.
We will watch the movie Human, a new documentary which interviews people from all kinds of different places in the world about things like love, religion, marriage, death, and other universal concepts, and I will have people write down things that stand out to them. I will lead a discussion about what types of things resonated with people and about what makes us all human.
Kresge has always had a stereotype of being the "druggy" college. I want to put up a large piece of colored butcher paper saying "What Does Kresge mean to YOU" and show everyone that Kresge is so much more that its reputation. I want to encourage my residents to go write on the poster and let others write up their opinions too.
In the week leading up to Valentine’s day, I will ask my residents to write some of their favorite things about themselves. I will then take those things and put them onto a Valentine with some candy on it. The Valentine will list those things that each resident listed about themselves. I want this program to encourage self-love by asking residents to think about all the things they like about...
Residents will be able to make patches for their clothes / back packs about their identities in the spirit of pride.
Students will learn more about Harvey Milk and clarify their own sexual identities. Students will gain awareness and appreciation of their own identity.
The Student Cultural Showcase allows students to submit personal artwork in which will celebrate and explore the student body's cultural differences/identities. On the night of the event, students will have the opportunity to look at student artwork while enjoy one-anothers' company.