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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.

Spirit Flowers


Tue, Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PM

Students can come make a potted plant by decorating the outside of a water bottle and planting their spirit flowers.

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.

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...

Genderbread Person


Thu, Dec 04, 2014 7:30 PM

Exploring gender and sexual identity through the Genderbread activity.

Stepping Stones to Realization -12.2.14


Tue, Dec 02, 2014 7:15 PM

Based off the childhood game of lava, residents are not allowed to step on the ground but only on the stepping stones. Stones will be placed around the lounge, and each stone is a different color and number. The color and number will represent different questions about identity and social justice.

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.

4th Floor Puzzle


Sat, Dec 13, 2014 7:00 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

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.