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Small Hurts to Substantial Pain: Understanding Microaggressions

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  • Meifen Wei (Iowa State University)

Abstract

In this discussion and experiential presentation, we will address how we as social individuals contribute to diversity intolerance and discrimination through lack of awareness of privilege and microaggressions. Participants will address and dissect the impact of daily microaggressions and discrimination experiences. We will further address how these relational experiences impact our basic human needs of belonging, autonomy and competence. Participants will gain further awareness of how a climate of intolerance and lack of sensitivity impacts individuals. Finally, we will conclude with addressing ways to become more culturally aware and sensitive to promote diversity and embrace multiculturalism.

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04 Mar 2016
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