Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias

Implicit Bias According to the Perception Institute Implicit Bias is defined as: “Thoughts and feelings are “implicit” if we are unaware of them or mistaken about their nature. We have a bias when, rather than being neutral, we have a preference for (or aversion to) a...
Stereotypes

Stereotypes

Stereotypes Stereotypes are the internalized feelings, attitudes, opinions and assumptions that people hold. They color the way we interact. Define stereotypes then move to group activity and discussion This section can be conducted as part of a cultural...
Reframing Language

Reframing Language

Reframing Language Reframing is a restating a negative word or thought and making it more positive. Reframing is a powerful tool to help us begin changing our mindset by changing our language. The following activity can be done as a (15 mins) team building exercise...
White Privilege

White Privilege

White Privilege “If only one of these areas impacted communities of color disproportionately, an explanation might be found in some sociological factor other than race. But where race is a common thread running through virtually every inequality in our society, we are...
Racial Microaggressions

Racial Microaggressions

Racial Microaggressions “As defined by psychologist D.W. Sue, who has studied the topic extensively, a microaggression is a “brief and commonplace slight/insult that communicates hostility or prejudice towards particular groups of people”. The term was coined by...
Slang Vs. Slander

Slang Vs. Slander

Slang Vs. Slander SLANG: WHAT IS A KAREN?The term “Karen” was made popular by social media and is used to refer to a person (without using their real name) who uses their privilege to “report” on situations they deem “suspicious”. There are tales that the name was a...