MESA—in collaboration with the Spectrum Center, Ginsberg Center, and The Program on Intergroup Relations—offers three workshops on agency and allyhood building

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Workshops offered

Social Identities (in collaboration with IGR)

What are social identities? This session is an opportunity for you to increase your awareness of social identities and consider how these identities influence you in different social contexts such as the various ways your social identities are felt more or less salient at different times. If you are a group of undergraduate students, you may request this workshop directly from the IGR's CommonGround.

Learning outcomes: Students will be able to…

  • Understand the difference between personal and social identity groups
  • Build awareness of one's social identities, including recognizing marginalized and privileged identities

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Ally Development (in collaboration with Spectrum Center)

Join this session to explore what it means to be an ally. Topics of discussion and engagement include understanding motivations for being an ally and identifying actions for effective allyship. Come learn, share, and strengthen your ally journey with us! 

Learning outcomes: Students will be able to...

  • Define ally and what it means to them
  • Understand the motivations for engaging in allyship
  • Explore and identify actions to become an effective ally 

Power & Perspectives (in collaboration with Ginsberg)

What is power? No, we’re not just talking about superheroes here. Join us to talk about social power, how it shows up in your life, and what we do with the power and influence we all have. 

Learning outcomes: Students will be able to...

  • Define power
  • Describe the different types of power
  • Apply how power shows up in their lives 

Request a workshop

To request a workshop, please contact [email protected]