Resisting Systemic Oppression in Higher Education
Part 1: Accessibility and Affordability
(5 minutes) Intros
(5 minutes) Collective brainstorm: What is systemic oppression? Does intent matter?
(15 minutes) Group brainstorm: What barriers do first-generation, minority, lower-income, working class and immigrant/immigrant-background populations face in pursuing higher education? How do these barriers contribute to the continued systemic oppression of these groups?
(15 minutes) Group brainstorm: How do we increase access and decrease barriers to higher education faced by systemically oppressed groups?
(15 minutes) Presentation, Zac Bears: Presentation on PHENOM and background on recent actions and the role of policy in ensuring an affordable and accessible public higher education option.
(5 minutes) Presentation, Karyn Aiello: Will share information on the inaugural meeting of PHENOM-UMB Chapter, leave clipboards outside for folks to leave contact information