Residents will engage the complexity of the word American. As fourth of July approaches residents will discuss what it means to be American in this country. Those who don't identify as citizens can talk about their views of America and what it's like living in this country.
We explored sexual identity and expression in a healthy way.
This is a program targeting diversity as its theme. There will be discussions after watching video clips on the topics of identity, history and culture, internalized oppression, and unconscious bias. A learning segment on how to use privilege to empower others and to stop bias and discrimination will be taking place as well.
The B3W RA will facilitate a common ground activity where residents have a chance to self-identify with certain statements. The RA will create a comfortable environment in order for residents to feel safe sharing their identities with each other. This program will help residents understand each other and how you can't judge a book by its cover. At the end the RA will debrief with residents.
Students will gather for an interactive way to play Mafia! It is a great card game where you try deciphering who is part of the mafia and vote them out of the town before they take it all over! We will take this event and make it one where you actually move around and perform the actions.
Afterwards, we will gather and talk about the decisions we made during the game. For example, why did yo...
There are many ways to express ones self and ones own identity. Tattoos have become a very common way to reclaim ownership of ones body. Come out and get a temporary tattoo of something that expresses your identity!
Come an make a tie-dye creation as colorful as your own identity! Tie-dye event and education around identity/sexuality.
This will be a program that focuses on how to keep your identity safe on the internet. It will also focus on common ways people get viruses.
Show your personality and identity through drawing in a fun game of Exquisite Cadaver while having tea and good conversation.
Come decorate fun shaped cookies as well as work on springing up the Hall. Show yourself through cookies and paper!
CA's Scott, Itati and Jaclyn will recreate their Winter Tie Dye Program for Porterpalooza!
We will guide students through different spiritual and meditation techniques in an attempt to further identity exploration.
Mundo residents come from different backgrounds and experiences; therefore, each are limited and privileged by such. This program will allow us to explore those differences and embrace them. This will be done by having a face on two sides of a sheet. On one side, the Residents will be encouraged to color (and to write words in the blank face) that represent how others see their academic life. O...
Stereotypes are a constant social battle. They are heavily constructed by assumptions and misunderstandings; often resulting in incomplete perceptions of others which build more barriers rather than bridges in a community. "Coloring Outside the Lines" Photo Project is an opportunity for individuals to deconstruct stereotypes by presenting the ways they are stereotyped in society and contrasting...
Residents can reflect about the various aspects that make up their identity and learn about the identities of their floor mates by filling out a poster which states their ability, religion, socio-economic class, race, gender, and ethnicity.
Residents may make their own Coat of Arms and learn a thing or two about themselves.
This is an interpersonal/identity event in which residents will discuss the nature of identity and how it affects each of us. After a short presentation and conversation that I will be facilitating, residents will be tie-dying as a physical representation of their colorful identities.
A social justice program that will last all quarter. It will be a weekly open forum where anyone interested can meet up in the lounge to discuss an assigned topic for the week. I will be mediating, but otherwise it is a pretty open ended program
Students have a huge desire for fitness this winter quarter, but they are wanting something different. A huge success of a workout program is Ab Ripper X from the P90x series! I want to put a spin on this program however. Not only do I want our bodies to be pushed to the limit, but I want our minds to be pushed to the limit as well. We will be tackling big issues after each workout session such...
Spend time learning about your "element" and what trends can be found among our community.