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MIT Stratton Student Center

Room W20-307

84 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

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Are you inspired to help end issues of class and classism at MIT? Join us and ClassAction, a national nonprofit, for this educational and interactive workshop to learn skills to raise awareness, shift cultural beliefs about social class, build cross-class solidarity, and transform institutions and systems.

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DATE: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (during IAP period)

Back-up date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

TIME: 12:00-4:00 pm (Lunch will be served from 12:00 -12:30pm, workshop starts at 12:30pm)

LOCATION: W20-307 (Mezzanine Lounge)

AUDIENCE: Faculty, postdocs, staff and students at MIT

PRESENTER: Rachel Rybaczuk, Interim Director, Class Action

Registration is required. Lunch will be served.

SUGGESTED LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Identify different components of an individual's class background (income, occupation, education level, etc.) and how they are similar or different from others.

  • Understand how students, faculty and staff from particular backgrounds could have additional challenges, both in general and specifically at MIT.

  • Brainstorm ways of making the world and MIT specifically more inclusive and equitable.

To request additional information, please contact Shauna Bush-Fenty at sfenty@mit.edu.

Hosted by: Institute Community and Equity Office (ICEO) in partnership with Class Awareness Support and Equality (CASE), MindHandHeart (MHH), and Working Group for Support Staff, Civility and Respect Subcommittee (WGSS- C&R).

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84 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

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