Social Justice

Diversity 8

Students will respectfully express curiosity about the history and lived experiences of others and will exchange ideas and beliefs in an open-minded way.

Diversity 10

Students will examine diversity in social, cultural, political and historical contexts rather than in ways that are superficial or oversimplified.

Action 20

Students will plan and carry out collective action against bias and injustice in the world and will evaluate what strategies are most effective.

Justice 11

Students will recognize stereotypes and relate to people as individuals rather than representatives of groups.

Justice 12

Students will recognize unfairness on the individual level (e.g., biased speech) and injustice at the institutional or systemic level (e.g., discrimination).

Justice 13

Students will analyze the harmful impact of bias and injustice on the world, historically and today.

Justice 14

Students will recognize that power and privilege influence relationships on interpersonal, intergroup and institutional levels and consider how they have been affected by those dynamics.

Justice 15

Students will identify figures, groups, events and a variety of strategies and philosophies relevant to the history of social justice around the world.

Action 16

Students will express empathy when people are excluded or mistreated because of their identities and concern when they themselves experience bias.

Action 17

Students will recognize their own responsibility to stand up to exclusion, prejudice and injustice.