Request A Social Justice Workshop
To request a workshop please click here. Please complete all spaces in the request form and an SDMA staff member will reach out within 7 business days to confirm staff availability.
Social Justice 101
This training will focus on basic terminology such as: privilege, oppression, social justice, diversity, multiculturalism, etc. Terms will be reviewed and discussed to help participants develop tools for navigating issues of social justice. It will function as an introduction to social justice conversations.
Community Cultural Wealth
This training will focus on Yosso’s community cultural wealth model and discussions surrounding applying anti-deficit frameworks to social identities. It will focus on how Community Cultural Wealth disrupts the way marginalized students have been historically referred to.
This training will focus on discussing the effects of systemic racism in the United States. It will also discuss how to stand against the hierarchical model and how to contribute to a more equitable society. Finally it will pose anti-racist models as action based when compared to non-racist models.
Engaging in Dialogue: Navigating Difficult Conversations
This training will focus on giving people the tools to navigate difficult conversations when they have to occur. Participants will be able to differentiate between discussion, dialogue, and debate as well as apply this to every day conversation.
Disrupting Hierarchies in Student Organizations: Inclusive Leadership
This training will explore leadership from a multidimensional aspect, looking at diversity and hierarchies, among other themes. It will also provide strategies to diversify leadership and dismantle harmful hierarchies. Tenants of inclusive leadership and authentic relationships will also be incorporated.
This training will focus on naming daily microaggressions that occur in the classroom, workplace, and every day conversation. It will focus on empowering individuals not only to deter others from using microaggression, but notice when they themselves participate in a microaggression.
Isms rooted in Patriarchal Society (Racism, Sexism, Ableism, etc.)
This training will focus on looking at systematic “-isms” and how they’ve been shaped by historic oppression. It will also focus on how those isms are reflected in everyday situations through discrimination, prejudice, and stereotyping.
This training will focus on discussing ways in which different privileged identities can become allies to oppressed identities through participation in either “big A” activism or “little a” activism. It will focus on naming historically marginalized identities and identity intersectionality through spheres of influence.