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Identity Wall


Tue, Feb 17, 2015 3:30 PM

Our residents will decorate a large wall that has a variety of anonymous identities. One side of the wall will say: I AM NOT and the other side will say I AM. Tabling will be done during peak passing hours and CAs will briefly talk to attendees and create a pass-on laminated flyers.

Identity Cupcakes


Tue, Jan 27, 2015 7:00 PM

Make a cupcake that symbolizes your identity

Cupcakes and You! Buildings 11 and 13


Sun, Jan 25, 2015 6:30 PM

Are you a vanilla or chocolate cake person? Join us to frost your cupcake and find out what your preference is!

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

This event will include a film screening of the documentary Cowspiracy, followed by discussion about the film. We will feast on a homemade vegan dinner as the movie plays. The purpose of this program is to explore the vegan identity, and how this identity impacts many residents who reside in PICA and in the greater UCSC community. I also intend to broaden this conversation to be inclusive of al...

Drag Movie Bingo - 1/23/15


Fri, Jan 23, 2015 8:00 PM

When residents arrive at the program, I will teach them about a dozen drag (and drag-related) terms, like "drag queen," "drag mother," "trans," "cisgender," and more. Then I will give them bingo cards that each include a selection of terms in a variety of arrangements.

As the movie ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") goes along, I will pause it when there is a scene that depicts one of the terms I...

4th Floor Puzzle


Fri, Jan 23, 2015 4:30 PM

As a member of 4th floor you are part of a community, yet you are an individual. This program allows you to express how your uniqueness works to form the community that is 4th floor B dorm

2nd Floor Winter Showcase!


Sat, Jan 17, 2015 6:00 PM

A fancy talent show with and emphasis on identity for the residents of the 2nd floor of the A building. Light refreshments served and fancy dress encouraged but not required.

Developing Personal Relationships: Building 8 Bonding Program


Thu, Jan 29, 2015 8:00 PM

Come learn about the people in your building! We will be asking deep questions so that we can really get to know each other better. It should be a lot of fun and there will be cookies & ice cream!!

Identi-Tea - 3/04/15


Wed, Mar 04, 2015 9:00 PM

A fun program where residents can come out and (bring your own mug) share various types of tea and interact and learn about all the different ways you can identify as and be able to create their own

Diversity Cupcake Decorating!


Fri, Jan 16, 2015 3:00 PM

Residents of Angela Davis floor 1 and 2 will decorate cupcakes in order to create an edible art peace the represents an aspect of their identity.

Identity Collage


Sat, Jan 17, 2015 2:00 PM

Residents can make collages that represent their identities and interests.

Come Out for Cookies


Sat, Oct 11, 2014 7:00 PM

Enjoy cookies, comedians, and community in honor of National Coming Out Day. Come to the community room for some cookie decorating, some awesome queer comedians off the ole youtube, and a great space to bond in.

New Year, New You? Nah.


Fri, Jan 09, 2015 10:00 AM

Why try to correct perfection? Instead of making a new years resolution let's focus on what worked for you and what made 2014 a good year whether it be large or small.

Have some HOT FUZZ during the Winter Blues

Continuation of the Cornetto trilogy.

Identi(tea) and cookies


Sat, Jan 10, 2015 1:09 PM

Come out to talk about identity over tea and cookies :) we will decorate cookies to match our identity and talk about our lives.

I am...


Sun, Feb 08, 2015 12:00 PM

In the lounge a poster stating "Stop and think of an adjective, noun, phrase, question, etc. that helps you define your identity. Please be respectful in sharing and appreciating the diverse community we have here at Porter" followed by "I am..." in larger letters. Next to the poster are markers so that students can share what helps them define their identity and see what helps others around t...

Preferred Pronoun Info Sheet

A lot of people first coming into college have had little exposure to the concept of any gender identities that do not correspond to biology. This program will focus on giving information to the residents about gender variance and the concept of preferred pronouns. It will also emphasize the acceptance of all people, regardless of gender identity, and express the concept of gender as a fluid p...

Let It Go


Fri, Dec 05, 2014 8:00 PM

Watch Disney's Frozen. Make paper snowflakes by cutting up written statements of what weighs us down and let them go. Eat ice cream.

Identity -11.06.14

There are four phases of this program:

Phase 1: Introduce and educate the residents about the different forms of identity. For example: Race vs. ethnicity , gender vs. sex, etc. After a formal introduction and discussion about this.

Phase 2: Have the residents get a piece of paper and draw what they feel is apart of their identity. They can use that drawing as a source of motivation and a...