Workshop Presentation Descriptions

Workshop Presentation Descriptions

Workshop Presentation Descriptions

50 Shades of Whiteness                                                                                                                                                                In this presentation, participants are exposed to the variance in the "White" racial, economic, and social constructionas a result of the perceived superiority of whiteness. These manifestations have led to the perpetuation of inequalities in the U.S. 

The Social Identity Wheel/Matrix of Oppression/How Inclusive is My Life                                                                 Participants engage in these activities that promotes dialogue and self-reflection regarding issues of identity and inclusion.

The Racial Intelligence Quotient Test                                                                                                                             Participants fill out the questionnaire which prompts them to interrogate their own level of cultural competence through vignettes.

Circles of Influence                                                                                                                                                               Participants will identify persons in their life based on 22 prompts from the facilitator. They will write the persons initial on a sticky dot and when instructed, place those dots on large print papers around the room that have a corresponding ethnicity  to the person identified on the dot. Collectively the outcome is a dot map illustrating the influence race/ethnicity has in our everyday lives. 

Colorism in the US and Around the World                                                                                                                                     In this presentation, participants will examine the nature in which racial hierarchies exists within ethnic groups and in the larger society as a whole. 

Race and Sports                                                                                                                                                                              In this presentation, participants will examine the nature in which race influences participation in different sports by position for example and the other stereotypes that permeate athletics at all levels.