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Intersections of Identity/Invisible Identity Series

Student Engagement

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Graduate, Postbaccalaureate, Postdoctoral, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Cook, Tonya
tcook3@gsu.edu

Address
55 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Alpharetta, Atlanta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, Newton

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

The Invisible Identity Series raises awareness of hidden identities within our campus community. Beginning in October and ending in April, this series will showcase a different Invisible Identity each month.

Benefits

To gain awareness about an issue
To share new knowledge
To provide resources for the students
To create a safe space

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Ability/Disability, Age, First Generation, Gender, Military/Veteran Status, Political Ideology, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Socioeconomic Status

Race/Ethnic Group
American Indian, Asian, Black, Gender, Hispanic/ Latinx groups, Multi-racial, Pacific Islander, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiians

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
07/01/2014

Number Served
5001-5500

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Lovell Lemons
John Day
Dan Moore
Tanya Washington
Mable Thomas

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Community outreach (e.g., townhall, alumni engagement, meetings to gauge community perception or campus constituents, movements)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event series will highlight those topics that may seem invisible at first like food insecurity and give it a voice and sharing with students resources on campus like the food pantry.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Identifying resources and embracing dialogue

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

This event series will highlight those topics that may seem invisible at first like food insecurity and give it a voice and sharing with students resources on campus like the food pantry.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Dialogue that will allow participants to speak and be heard and sharing of resources

Evaluation Methods

annual performance report, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance, Other

Other: What two things you learn today by attending our event

Outcome Milestones

Better knowledge of resources available to them and developing an awareness of the issue/topic

Key Performance Indicators

Event Attendance

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
07/01/2014

Number Served
5001-5500

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Lovell Lemons
John Day
Dan Moore
Tanya Washington
Mable Thomas

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Community outreach (e.g., townhall, alumni engagement, meetings to gauge community perception or campus constituents, movements)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event series will highlight those topics that may seem invisible at first like food insecurity and give it a voice and sharing with students resources on campus like the food pantry.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Identifying resources and embracing dialogue

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

This event series will highlight those topics that may seem invisible at first like food insecurity and give it a voice and sharing with students resources on campus like the food pantry.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Dialogue that will allow participants to speak and be heard and sharing of resources

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

annual performance report, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance, Other

Other: What two things you learn today by attending our event