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Overcoming Racial Microaggressions in Teaching

“You have good intentions. You don’t want to oppress anyone and don’t consider yourself a racist. What are you missing? Why is everything you say and do misunderstood by students of color? 56 more words


Mental Wresting: Responding to Racial Microaggressions 

Students of color respond to racial microaggressions many ways. This video is an example of one response to racial microaggressions, Mental Wrestling.


Across the Horizon: A Vast Sea of Opportunity

I recently read an article about a psychology professor at Cal Poly, who was awarded a $100,000 dollar grant in order to conduct research pertaining to the lack of college graduation in STEM, among black and Latino students. 598 more words

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Inclusivity on Cal Poly Campus

Inclusivity: Feeling Included as a Minority

I know there are a lot of factors that can make people feel alienate on Cal Poly campus, and I understand that not only students of color feel this way. 378 more words

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Advancing diversity

This spring I was fortunate to hear our chancellor Steven Rosenstone speak passionately about advancing diversity in our system at a conference for HR professionals and Chief Diversity Officers.   338 more words


MEChA de San Pancho Presents Pachucx Prom: Enacting Chicanismx and Resisting Displacement in CA’s Bay Area in 2015

Prom is a quintessential coming-of-age event for many youth in the United States, an opportunity to celebrate having survived adolescence and moving into a new chapter of life alongside one’s peers. 1,077 more words

Empower yourself.... Learn about racial microaggressions

Take a moment to watch this short video about the psychological effects of racial microaggressions.