In order to create a more caring community, we all need to recognize that we don’t know all there is to know. Let's engage in a journey of honest, reflective self-awareness and pursue a lifelong process of learning about different cultures and perspectives. Here are a few resources you can use to learn more about implicit bias and what ideas and thoughts you may be carrying with you on the journey:
Members of a caring community stand up for one another. We care about our neighbor more than our own interests. If you see an incident or situation, report it.
Seek first to understand, then be understood.
If someone tells you about a microaggression they have experienced, believe them. They are trusting you and not believing their experience or belittling it can compound the harm.
You can leave your mark on someone's life by believing them and walking with them to the counseling center or sharing the website with them, so they can begin to heal from the hurt that can be caused by microaggressions:
Let's Talk : every Tuesday from 12:30-3:30 pm in the SUB, room 212