Multicultural Community Weekend is an overnight retreat for about 25 students where a series of exercises, facilitated by College Ten staff and student leaders, help us to explore issues impacting our individual identities (e.g. race, class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion). By application only.
I will be hanging up maps and providing paper and push pins for residence to gain a perspective of where each person is from.
Have the entire fourth floor participate in a night where every one brings their music to exchange with other students. They will provide their laptops and get to know other residents through the identity of music which is a portion of a person's ability to communicate with others. Blank CDs will be provided and those who facilitate the event will make sure that no external drives are being use...
Residents enjoy dancing and expressing themselves, so each week we will be playing Dance Central 3 in the lobby.
Students can break out of their comfort zones and show their moves as they dance with their fellow friends and have a great night! Dancing is a great way to discover if you are an introvert or extrovert, and it is essential to be active. Watching others dance and participating is ...
Come out to the Porter Quad and make a bracelet! Each colored bead will represent a different part of your identity!
This quarter Stand Strong Against Hate posters are about the power of words and how certain language can stigmatize and demean certain people.
Come and learn about various cliques in High School and College, the difference in transitions, while learning ways to find yourself in your first year and learn about different identities. It's national Mean Girls Day! Come and Celebrate, Immerse, and appreciate who you are and who others are!
A showing of the film The Breakfast Club followed by a short discussion about identity.
I am aiming for a very informal, but serious informative session about the LGBTQ community and many questions people have. I want to be able to inform my residents about what it means to identify as a member of the LGBTQ and what challenges those that identify have to come through.
We will serve pizza in our house lounge and ask any resident who gets a slice to participate in an activity and discussion about privilege. We will lead an activity called the privilege line, where we state certain situations and participants step over a line if it applies to their lives. We'll have a discussion afterward about the experience. We may also have residents write on slips of paper ...
We will be hosting a program for students to make brownie sundaes to learn about judgment and assumptions based on appearance.
Residents will color in pictures of ice cream sundays with colors corresponding to different identities that they find salient to them. After this portion they will be encouraged to share the picture they made with another group member that they don't know. After sharing the group will be invited to make their own ice cream provided by me, then they will return to their seats for a group discus...
How do you identify yourself?
How does your beard help shape how you define yourself? How does the lack of facial hair help define who you are? On a deeper scale, we will be tackling known topics such as ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, etc.
We will have a worksheet to help people through this tough topic, and we will ask everyone if they are comfortable enough to share how they ide...
A fun program that will allow students to talk about and explore different areas of their identities while making pies with friends. Students will be asked to bring their own recipes from home and RSVP for the event.
Residents will gather for swapping their unwanted gently worn clothes with one another and help style the clothes at the end.
Students will screen the movie Kinsey and learn about human sexuality, gender, sex and identity. Following the film there will be a guided discussion regarding the identity and sexuality. Free condoms will be given out after the event.
Come and learn about different identities and how there is more to a person that what meets the eye. Recognize the wide spectrum of identities and the fluidity in each person that makes them unique, because identity should not be seen as black and white.
Make your own buttons
What has been the biggest challenge this quarter? What have been the best memory thus far of the year? Give your own answer and see just what your neighbors may be experiencing too.
The prompt of "The Race Card Project" is to think about the word Race, and try to distill your thoughts, experiences or observations about race into one sentence that only has six words. This event will be an interactive program with residents outside of the Cowell/Stevenson dining hall that is eventually turned into a display. Representatives from the various cultural resource centers across c...