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For Your Consideration is a series of workshops facilitated by trained Peer Facilitators employed at the Office for Inclusion, Belonging and Intergroup Communication.

These sessions utilize experiential activities and intergroup dialogue to facilitate learning opportunities for students who are interested in engaging in conversations around identity, diversity, equity, and justice. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.

For Your Consideration workshops occur regularly throughout the year with most occurring between Weeks 3 and 7. To be the first to hear about upcoming workshops, join the IBIC community listserv.

PAST OFFERINGS

Learn more about past LINKS workshops.

2023-2024

I Am Stanford: Exploring the Stanford student identity

What does it means to be a Stanford student? Join us as we seek to learn more about our individual relationships to our home institution.

Winter Weathered Down: A Conversation on Stanford Grind Culture

Explore (and vent about) grind culture of Stanford, particularly during Winter quarter.

Approaching Media: Exploring Relationships to Media

Explore our different relationships with the media/news and question what may be informing that relationship.

2022-2023

On Names: Exploring the Power and Importance of Our Names

Explore the power and importance of our names through experiential activities rooted in self-exploration and dialoguing in community.

"Be a Man": A Conversation about the Pressures of Masculinity

Discuss cultural and social pressures related to masculinity and the impacts they can have on our relationships.

Cultivating Community at Stanford

Connect and reflect about identity while exploring concepts of identity and community cultural wealth.

2021-2022

Allyship and Anti-Racism

What does allyship really look like? Who gets to call themselves an ally? This experiential workshop will dive into the WHAT and HOW of real allyship.

2020-2021

Students of Color Convening --Toward Affinity & Solidarity

SOC Convening is a safe, collective space for self-identified BIPOC students to gather, connect, learn about each other’s cultures, and build community.

Power and Privilege: Questioning the Gender Hierarchy

Explore the complex relationships between gender, power and privilege. How do hetero- and cisnormativity intersect with other oppressive social and political structures around race, socioeconomic status, etc. to create systems of inequity that privilege some gender identities and expressions while taking power away from others? And what can you do about it?

Responding to Microaggressions

Many, if not all, of us have encountered microaggressions in some form or another. How can people respond to them? This interactive workshop provides language, tools, and opportunity for participants to practice navigating situations in which they are the target of or witness to a microaggression.

Reducing Bias and Stereotyping

Examine how stereotypes and implicit biases can affect our perceptions & decisions and then explore a framework and suggestions for reducing the impact of stereotypes and bias.