Our ideas and beliefs come from a variety of sources to form stories that shape our identities. Through storytelling we create personal connections, build community, form a lens through which we see the world, and shape social norms. In this module, learn how the stories we tell ourselves and each other impact individual relationships and society. Start the module.
In advancing equity, we often use a mirrors and windows metaphor to describe the stories we develop to reflect our identities, perspectives, and culture. Mirrors reflect things that are familiar to us while windows validate our ideas about ourselves and the world. In this module, learn how our windows and mirrors can impact critical consciousness and expand our perspective in a diverse world. Start the module.
Brain science shows us that most of our actions occur without conscious thought so that we can function quickly in a complex world. This means that we are often unaware of our internal biases and how those biases shape our attitudes, thoughts, feelings, and behavior. In this module, learn the meaning of implicit bias and its impact on our relationships, institutions, and culture. Start the module.
FACILITATED LIVE VIRTUAL TRAINING
Now that you have completed the first three modules in this course, click on the sign-up link to schedule your final module by attending a virtual live session with a facilitator from the Implicit Bias team. Your facilitator will answer your questions, broaden your perspective, provide deeper understanding, and help you put what you have learned into action in your school, community, and life. Start the module.