October

Begin looking at themes of race, identity, and privilege.

  • Understand race in the United States 
    • Explore materials and have conversations around race and racism
  • Learn about whiteness, white identity, and white privilege 
    • How to have a conversation around whiteness and its impact on race
  • Participate in diversity activities 
    • Check out these ideas from this Diversity Toolkit through the University of Southern California
  • Consider Halloween and Cultural Appropriation

Events happening in October:

  • Monday October 8, 2018- Indigenous Peoples’ Day
    • Look at the controversy around Columbus Day vs. Indigenous Peoples’ Day
    • Vermont in the news: switching from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day
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