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Doing Race Through the Culture Cycle (RaceWorks Series, Video 11)

Doing Race Through the Culture Cycle (RaceWorks Series, Video 11)

[MUSIC] How do people “do race” in society? The “culture cycle” is a tool that helps us map this out. Race operates across different levels of society: the individual level the interactional level the institutional level and the ideological level. These levels can be represented in a useful tool called the “culture cycle.” Let’s take a look at each level to see how it contributes to how we “do race.” When people think about race, they often start at the…

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Life in the Brazos Valley: Celebrating Hispanic Culture

Life in the Brazos Valley: Celebrating Hispanic Culture

One of the things that’s very important to the Fiestas Patrias, it brings the whole community together being Hispanic Heritage Month that we kick it off, but one of the most important parts, it’s that pride that we have as Hispanics that we have an event like Fiestas Patrias that shows not just our culture, but it shows our celebration, our happiness, our joy. When we’re giving out these scholarships and we bring the community together and show our culture,…

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Rooting Out Entrenched Bias and Growing a New Culture | Inclusion in Tech | Cognizant

Rooting Out Entrenched Bias and Growing a New Culture | Inclusion in Tech | Cognizant

[Music] No matter how great your initiatives are and how good your intentions are, unconscious biases tend to influence our behaviors, attitudes, and ultimately our decisions. And these biases can add up quickly in a company culture – limiting individuals and organizations from giving 100% and at the end of the day resulting in a less inclusive workforce and workplace. So what to do about it? Sometimes biases are actually not just unconscious beliefs of people, but they are… they…

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Your Role in Building a Welcoming and Inclusive Culture

Your Role in Building a Welcoming and Inclusive Culture

(music) Berkeley Lab has long valued the contributions of many fields and perspectives, a tradition that goes back to our founding director E.O. Lawrence who pioneered the concept of team science. Today, to unlock the ideas that drive our science, we need everyone to help us innovate in a new area. Over the next few months our Chief Diversity Officer Lady Idos and I will ask you to engage with us in building a Lab culture that values the different…

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FB LIVE: What if financial aid information is unavailable or you’re uneasy about disclosing it?

FB LIVE: What if financial aid information is unavailable or you’re uneasy about disclosing it?

What if you’re a student who for whatever reasons Isn’t able to get that kind of information from say parents Maybe you’re an emancipated minor, or I mean there could be lots of reasons why? You might need information And you actually can’t get it that there are lots of situations that occur so and there are that for those types of very individual situations the best thing to do is to actually contact the institution that you’re planning on…

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Cultural Dimension: display of emotion

Cultural Dimension: display of emotion

If there is conflict at work, how do you demonstrate your emotions? when you’re angry, thrilled or otherwise feel strongly about an issue, do you heat up or do you cool down? This demonstrative spectrum runs from hot to cold. From very loud to very soft. From very verbal to very restrained. Some cultures favor an open show of emotions by shouting crying using broad gesturing body language flowery and poetic words or swearing and cursing. You express your passion,…

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MBA Student Experience: Cultural Diversity

MBA Student Experience: Cultural Diversity

There’s been many great experiences about Sloan so far and it’s really hard to choose one. But if I had to pick I would have to say it was the day that we brought our cultural backgrounds into our communications lab. Something that like really meant a lot to us from our culture and Some people who are from Boston brought Red Sox stuff which wasn’t a surprise There was people from Indonesia who brought Indonesian food and people from…

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SPEAK: Language and Culture Exchange

SPEAK: Language and Culture Exchange

It is extremely important to understand that SPEAK changes lives. When I said that it changed my life, you can’t imagine how much, both at an internal and external level, everything, everything, everything. Hello, my name is Alina. I’m from Ukraine, and I’m a Buddy at SPEAK. I moved from France, where I was studying, to Portugal. I met a boy, we were together for a long time, but things didn’t go as we expected and when we broke up….

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