"Seek Ignite Change: Exploring Gender Stereotypes" at Friends Select School
Seek Ignite Change: Exploring Gender Stereotypes
Film and Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 13, 2013 : 6 pm - 8:30 pm Blauvelt Theatre
The annual Seek Ignite Change series at Friends Select highlights people and events that have sparked change, that inspire us, and that continue to influence our community in positive ways.
Our day-to-day lives are filled with stereotypes regarding aspects of our identity, including gender. We will look critically at the concept of gender and talk about how it affects adults and children. We will watch excerpts from two films that delve into this topic more deeply and will have the opportunity to hear from experts in this field. We will discuss the disconnect families may feel between their culture and values, and the larger society, as well as how to interrupt the cycle of negative stereotypes which affect us all.
(I asked about publicizing this. Marissa Colston said, "Yes please share with your community. It is appropriate for high school age and up." -- Steve Thompson)
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