In partnership with the School for Cultural and Social Transformation, the Day of Intersectionality celebrates human interconnectedness and holds space to acknowledge everyone’s own unique experience. Individuals can encounter discrimination based on a multitude of intersecting factors – including gender, race, class, sexual orientation, citizenship status, and physical ability, etc. The Day of Intersectionality recognizes the work being done to create a more inclusive space where everyone feels they belong.
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Day of Intersectionality
Intersectionality suggests that we must pay attention to all the important factors that intersect within an individual’s identity because each helps shape their experience of the world and the discrimination they face. The first annual Day of Intersectionality hosted a roundtable on student activism and an open discussion on intersectional pedagogy.