Meeting #1 06/27/2016

Agenda:

  • Introduction to the project and main goals
  • Activity: Stand next to the identities you relate to (Boricua, Latina, Latino, Latinx, Hispanic, Spanish people, Chicana, Chicano, Person of Color, ect)
  • 5 minutes of self-brainstorm and then share: Name all your identities, and what do they mean to you?
  • Glossary of Terms: Latino, Latinx, Hispanic, Decolonizing Slideshow.
  • Group Readings: (Gloria Anzaldua, Aurora, Joaquin,) report back (main points made by author, what do you think? What discussion questions do you have for us?)
  • Tell us about the oldest ancestor you know about, where did they live? Who was your first direct ancestor to migrate to the US?
  • What forms of media do you use and consume on a daily basis? What storytellers do you already follow? And what might be good mediums for us to use?
  • Create your ancestor meme, video, etc and report back.

Themes:

  • Colorism within the Latinx  and African American community
  • Internalized Racism/Oppression
  • Intersectionality
  • Dehumanization
  • Colonization
  • Generational Trauma
  • Bracero Program

Weekly Assignments: Bring 5 family pictures, names of members who first migrated to the U.S where they came from.

 

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