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Say Cheese!

I will provide the residents in my hall with a community camera (disposable) that they will use to take a group selfie as well as pictures of common interests, hobbies, or identities.

I am...


Wed, Nov 26, 2014 12:00 PM

This is a passive program in the lounge that will give students the opportunity to think about and present a word, phrase, etc. that is representative of their identity



Tue, Dec 02, 2014 8:00 PM

A social justice workshop focused on identity and that will touch upon privilege with a side of tea and biscuits.

A Taste of Difference - 11/24/14

This program is design to celebrate the various identities of residents while attempting to bring them into awareness and appreciation of other distinct or similar identities. The objective is to exercise the diverse demographics of our residence halls and use this as an opportunity to bring social justice into discussion. In an approach to bring this subject into discussion within an eventful ...

Characteristics & Croissants

For this program, residents from Ohlone Floor 5 will be able to engage in an identity exploration journey. Residents will take a "true colors" test and they will be able to identify charastrertic traits that they embody. Residents who take the identity test will be rewarded with croissants and other snacks(:

Identity and Italian Wedding Soup


Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:00 PM

Make identity maps, share them, round of affirmation? , and eat/drink Italian Wedding Soup! BYOBS

I am an iceberg


Sun, Nov 23, 2014 9:03 PM

Students decorate a picture of an iceberg and hang it on their door in which they write their name up top and something personal down below, so that they show that there is more to them than what meets the eye. All of this is in remembrance of the iceberg model.

Your Secret


Sun, Nov 23, 2014 9:10 PM

This will be a passive program. Students will anonymously write down sometimes that they hide about their identity in a group meeting. Those notes will then be collected and a poster will be created with the hidden identities.

Queer Movie Night


Thu, Dec 04, 2014 7:00 PM

A program to promote a sense of queer community and identity in Redwood Grove. This is also a mixer where we will facilitate discussion about our queer/trans experiences and identities and provide information about resources.

E2W Identify Me 11/17/14


Mon, Nov 17, 2014 8:00 PM

The purpose of this event is to bring to light the many ways in which people identify each other. In this program I will have residents separate into groups of 3 or 4 and "identify" a person in their group. Resident participation will be voluntarily and they will also have the option of opting out. They will "identify" each other by writing on a piece of paper and guessing a person's backgroun...

Isms Event


Wed, Nov 12, 2014 6:00 PM

Exploring the factors that make one's identity - their background, their privileges, their disadvantages, and how we can better understand one other to build a thriving community.

Genderbread Person


Thu, Dec 04, 2014 7:30 PM

Exploring gender and sexual identity through the Genderbread activity.

Genderbread Person


Thu, Oct 16, 2014 8:26 PM

Created a poster with the Gender Bread Person and the spectrum of identities.

College Collage


Tue, Oct 21, 2014 7:30 PM

Residents will create their own collages to post in their rooms/boards/etc. about what they hope their college experience will be like.

Pizza & Paint


Mon, Nov 24, 2014 7:00 PM

This event is aimed to provide a safe space for students to discuss their personal identities as a student and the complexities that arise between home and university. Because it is right before Thanksgiving break, I wanted to give students an opportunity to relieve their potential stress or anxiety of visiting home through painting with community members. If students fee comfortable, they ca...

Pieces of the Pie

Residents will come together for a guided conversation about different pieces of their identity, sharing how these identities have shaped their experiences as students, and how these identities come together to make them who they are. Certain terms will be put up and defined around the room to help the conversation flow. After conversation, and in honor of the holiday season, we will be makin...

The I Am Project


Sat, Oct 18, 2014 11:34 AM

Everyday students are forced to face the stereotypes and labels that other people say with the phrases "you are so_____" "he is_____" "she is so______" and "they are just______" The I am project is going to allow students to take back their identity and reflect on who they are by filling out cards that say "I am_____" throughout the hall.

Identity Cookies


Sun, Oct 12, 2014 2:00 PM

Residents will decorate cookies according to questions about identity which will be asked by the RA.

Identity Bracelet and Ice cream floats

Teaching students about making friendship bracelets. The bracelet and the choice of color is used as a representation of themselves as an individual. Also the bracelet can be simply used as a souvenir from their first year in college.

Building 8 Bonding Program

We will be doing ice breakers and other fun activities to learn more about the people who live in Building 8.