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Color Stain

Introduction to

Core Concepts

We are so glad you are here! First, we want to start with some

fundamental concepts to make sure everyone understands social justice and diversity frameworks. 


Spheres of systemic racialization.

Figure from Powell et al. (2011).

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:


  1. Define key social justice concepts: equity, oppression, privilege, intersectionality, social identity, structural racism. 

  2. Analyze how systems of oppression work (e.g. implicit bias, discrimination, internalized oppression, and white supremacy culture).

  3. Understand how to utilize systems thinking to progress towards racial equity

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