Department of Communication Studies

UNI SAVE

workshop description


UNI SAVE (Students Advocating for Voices and Equality)
 is a student-led group that works to create conversations that explore social justice here at UNI and in the Cedar Valley. Our group seeks a more equitable environment, inclusive of all people, through activism and advocacy. We use dialogue, workshopping, storytelling, and performance to facilitate community engagement in social change. In addition to our performances and workshops we strive to pair with other organizations on campus and in the community to create a safer environment for all.

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    • This is an ongoing initiative SAVE has been working on, here are our posters from Fall 2015
  • Click on the posters below to find out more about these issues on our campus and to learn more about resources!

Intersectionality

 Definition: The interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.

Racism and Ableism

Racism and Sexism

Kimberlé Crenshaw: The urgency of intersectionality

https://www.ted.com/talks/kimberle_crenshaw_the_urgency_of_intersectionality#t-132173

  • Kimberlé Crenshaw talks about how we neglect to see the intersections with racism, It’s important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm

College Campuses Are Full Of Subtle Racism And Sexism, Study Says

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/12/microaggressions-college-racism-sexism_n_6457106.html

  • This article tells of how women and minorities are experiencing the same types of discrimination on campus on around the country. While many thinking this acts of violence of overt this study shows that microaggression on the primary form of violence.

Racism and Education

Racism on College Campuses: http://college.usatoday.com/2016/02/26/racism-on-college-campuses-students-on-where-we-are-now/ Article from US Today all about what racism looks like on college campuses and what campuses across the U.S. are doing about

Do U.S. Colleges Have A Race Problem?: http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/10/us/racism-college-campuses-protests-missouri/index.html Article from CNN looking depth into what racism looks like on college campuses and the changes that should and can be made

Dealing with the “Open Secret” of Campus Racism: http://time.com/money/4135224/dealing-with-the-open-secret-of-campus-racism/ Article on how counseling centers at Missouri help their students of color



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