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Pop Talks

Multicultural Center, University-Wide

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Britto, William
wbritto@gsu.edu
404-413-1584

Address
55 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

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

Overview

Pop in each Wednesday at noon for the Multicultural Center's weekly discussions about pop culture, national/global news, trigger-warning topics and/or anything related to diversity and inclusion. This peer-facilitated dialogue series provides a safe space to engage in critical thinking, explore diverse identities and examine privilege and understand systematic oppression. Just bring your topics and a willingness to think critically about the world,

Benefits

Community Building
Cultural Competence
Cultural humility

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Other, All of the Above

Race/Ethnic Group
Other, All of the Above

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/01/2015

Number Served
501-1000

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Other

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event allows students to engage in cultural competence through discussion and analysis of current events.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Critical Thinking; Dialectic discussion

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

This event allows students to engage in cultural competence through discussion and analysis of current events.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues)

Participant Empowerment

None of the above

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Allowing them to present questions and perspectives that can be discussed as a whole

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, annual performance report, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Outcome Milestones

Building community, cultural competence

Key Performance Indicators

Event Attendance; survey ratings

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/01/2015

Number Served
501-1000

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Other

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event allows students to engage in cultural competence through discussion and analysis of current events.

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

Critical Thinking; Dialectic discussion

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

This event allows students to engage in cultural competence through discussion and analysis of current events.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues)

Participant Empowerment

None of the above

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Allowing them to present questions and perspectives that can be discussed as a whole

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

average attendance to events, annual performance report, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance