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Social Justice Retreat

Multicultural Center, Student Engagement

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

The Social Justice Retreat is an opportunity for student to immerse in experiences that focus on building cultural competence and community building. The retreat enhances student’s awareness of social justice issues and equips them with strategies and resources to effectively address and respond to them.

Benefits

1. Leadership development
2. Cultural Competency
3. Self Awareness
4. Diversity awareness

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
101-500

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), Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework (e.g., conference travel, professional development session/coursework registration fee, application fee waiver, book purchase), celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Practices & Procedures (e.g., accountability, recruitment, retention, hiring, promotion, tenure, compensation, guided pathways (leadership), financial aid, technology, land use and acknowledgement, vendor agreements, partnerships with educational, labor, government, business and community organizations)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event develops skills and tools needed to succeed in a multicultural world. These skills include leadership development, identity awareness, allyship, peer-to-peer interaction.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Workshops; Training sessions; seminars; presentation

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

This event develops skills and tools needed to succeed in a multicultural world. These skills include leadership development, identity awareness, allyship, peer-to-peer interaction.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

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

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Through workshops and breakout sessions, participants are encouraged to share their personal experiences to stimulate cultural growth and multicultural competency

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Outcome Milestones

Building community, identity awareness, sense of belonging, survey evaluations

Key Performance Indicators

survey ratings, event attendance

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
08/01/2015

Number Served
101-500

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), Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework (e.g., conference travel, professional development session/coursework registration fee, application fee waiver, book purchase), celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Practices & Procedures (e.g., accountability, recruitment, retention, hiring, promotion, tenure, compensation, guided pathways (leadership), financial aid, technology, land use and acknowledgement, vendor agreements, partnerships with educational, labor, government, business and community organizations)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

This event develops skills and tools needed to succeed in a multicultural world. These skills include leadership development, identity awareness, allyship, peer-to-peer interaction.

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

Workshops; Training sessions; seminars; presentation

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

This event develops skills and tools needed to succeed in a multicultural world. These skills include leadership development, identity awareness, allyship, peer-to-peer interaction.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

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

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Through workshops and breakout sessions, participants are encouraged to share their personal experiences to stimulate cultural growth and multicultural competency

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

average attendance to events, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance