Goucher Commons Requirements - Race, Power, and Perspective: Program Goals

 

Program Goals (Updated: February 2018)

  1. PERSPECTIVE AND IDENTITY: Students will articulate the connections between
    identity (including opportunities and experiences) and perspectives and reflect
    critically on their own biases and those of others.
  2. POWER AND CONTEXT: Students will understand the institutional, cultural, and
    structural factors of race, power, and privilege that shape perspective and
    experience.
  3. EMPATHY AND ENGAGEMENT: Students will develop emotional skills necessary
    to engage with those different from oneself with awareness of and respect for
    cultural and racial differences and empathy for the different experiences of
    others.
  4. INTEGRATION AND IMAGINATION: Students will express their own accountability
    to and participation in all levels of community and will determine how to
    leverage their own gifts, skills, and resources to work towards racial and social
    justice.