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Exploring Intersectionality


Fri, Nov 06, 2015 7:00 PM

art was made for students to make identity mandalas in fun and creative ways with decorations, discuss identity and art.

Crayon Art

Residents will be portraying their personality, identity, culture, background, or any other aspect of their life through art. Choosing a color scheme along with a silhouette(s), residents will align the color in any form. Once the crayons are glued onto the paper, they will apply heat and melt the crayons, to create their masterpiece.

Roommate Game Show


Sun, Nov 22, 2015 5:00 PM

Residents gather in the lounge to play and RA facilitated game on how well they know their roommates and winners will get prizes

Gender Bread Bash!


Mon, Nov 23, 2015 7:00 PM

A fun cookie decorating program that aims to have students explore and share their personal gender identities through many intersectionalities of identity.

Identi-tea and Scones

A program centered around identity and expression that will lead to a conversation on some "isms." Make scones with additions and select differing kinds of tea to express identity; talk about how you express yourself using the ingredients: each as some sort of talking point.

The Genderbread Person Posters!

These Genderbread Person posters are there to help students be aware about the transgender community and it gives them a chance to think about who they are and what they identify themselves as.

Identity Cupcakes


Fri, Oct 30, 2015 9:30 PM

This is a program for people to come express their identities through decorating cupcakes.

Drag Bingo


Thu, Oct 29, 2015 6:45 PM

Taking residents to Drag Bingo program and discussing the stigma against cross dressing and non-binary identities

NUBES, Diversity is Beautiful - Cross-Cultural Center Partner Program


Thu, Oct 15, 2015 6:00 PM

Students will engage in insightful conversation with Cross Cultural Center representatives about the intersectionality of human identity and how to best navigate student life in a richly diverse campus while enjoying pizza!

Identi-tea and Scones

Discussion on what makes us who we are. Share your thoughts and identities in our dialogue and through your custom scone creation

Edit Your Profile aka Decorate your Door

An active program in the Parrington Lounge where residents will learn about Self- Expression by decorating their doors with their favorite social media application. Fill out mock "profiles" of your favorite social media applications such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Tumblr. Residents will learn about positive self-expression and positive usage of social media for Self-Expression.

D2W Halloween Goodie Bags - 10/26/15**


Mon, Oct 26, 2015 9:00 PM

Come by AI D2W Lounge to make your own goodie bag for Halloween! With each piece of candy (or fruit snack) you pick up, we will be learning about what you are made of!

10/22/15 - Stonewall: Breaking Barriers


Thu, Oct 22, 2015 7:00 PM

The purpose of this program is to introduce students to the history behind the stonewall riots of the 1960s. It will begin with a brief historical presentation about the Stonewall riots and what they mean for the LGBT Community and the civil rights movement. This will lead into a discussion on the intersectionality of homophobia, racism, classicism and how they relate this incident. Finally we ...

Colors of the Wind -- 10-21-15


Wed, Oct 21, 2015 7:00 PM

The program's focus is on social justice, more specifically, educating residents about the diverse community they are now apart of. Our aim is to recognize the identities they hold, as well as the identities of those around them. A big focus is for residents to realize that differences do not necessarily result in conflict, but that community can be built within diversity.

Because this is a ...

Personality Puzzles


Sun, Oct 18, 2015 3:00 PM

Learn more about what kind of learner you are and how you connect in a community.

Personality Puzzle

A poster depicting 8 cultural identifiers and asking students to reflect on the following questions:
How do you identify within each of these 8 cultural components?
How do each of these components and their intersections contribute to your identity?
Which of these means the most to you?
For which of these do you belong to a culturally dominant group?
For which of these do you belong to a t...

EOP Celebration


Thu, Oct 15, 2015 7:00 PM

A celebration of each students journey to college including a deeper look at their most salient identities and the struggles they've overcome in getting to college.

Donut Dialoge


Tue, Oct 06, 2015 9:00 PM

Students discussed the importance of their several identities and how each of their identities get along together. It allowed for residents to bond with roommates and floor-mates by introducing each other and identifying what identities their shared and which identities countered each other.

F2 - The Cube Test - 9/23/2015


Wed, Sep 23, 2015 3:30 PM

Welcome Week is full of activities that provide new residents with a lot of information about campus life, residential life, involvement with clubs, orgs and Greek life, and everything in between. UCR is going to come at them full force, whether they feel prepared for all of the information coming their way or not.

This activity is going to allow residents to empty their minds for a few mome...

Personal Journey Discussion


Tue, Oct 13, 2015 7:00 PM

I will be showing the film Kumare as a primer to a discussion on a persons personal journey and how a persons identity shifts as life happens.