Labeling is a necessary evil: important to make sense of the world around us, but a primary enabler of stereotyping. Solutions take consciousness, awareness, and bravery to rethink how we classify and define our social worlds.
Rocco Soucie is a 15 year old sophomore at Boulder High School who will be working on blogging, website development, and revising the Owning Up curriculum.
Honest dialogue about discrimination is difficult in any educational setting. Are we creating safe spaces for members of our community to voice their true feelings? This is a question that troubles me.
Asher is a high school senior from Boulder, CO. He enjoys theater, listening to music, and backpacking. Meet Cultures of Dignity’s newest intern!
I was advised by my college counselors not to talk about my learning difference in college essays because colleges might look down on my test scores if they knew I had extra time. I hated the pressure that I felt to hide this part of myself from schools.
How much supervision should a parent have on their child’s technology use? It’s a question we constantly think about because technology isn’t going anywhere. Several months ago we began working with Jiminy, a parental awareness app that respects young people’s privacy and gives parents some guidance on how to handle the tough conversations around media use.