Programs and Seminars
IUPUI Freedom Rides
March 11-16, 2013
Do you want to learn more about leadership and social justice?
Do you want to impact IUPUI and the wider community?
Join us for our second annual IUPUI Freedom Ride to Memphis, Tennessee March 11-16, 2013. This trip will look at how current and past social justice movements have been impacted by different leadership styles. Through visits with community leaders, small groups, community service projects, trips to historical landmarks and museums, students will be able to compare the leadership styles of past civil rights leaders to movements of today. Participants will come away with a better understanding of their unique leadership style and social change issues they want to advance.
After participating in the IUPUI Freedom Ride, students will be able to:
- Identify personal leadership skills and traits
- Develop a personal philosophy of leadership
- Compare historical or current social justice leaders approaches to leadership
- Identify social justice issues of personal importance
- Create a social justice vision statement
- Develop a personal action plan for a social justice issue
- Identify personal advantages or benefits provided based on group identity or status (privilege)
- Describe some of the defining features of oppression
- Demonstrate collaborative behaviors
- Recognize ways that their actions can perpetuate or address injustices
- Practice controversy with civility
- Analyze solutions to social issues
- Explain how the Social Change Model's values are important to leadership and social justice
Applications are due by Thursday, January 31 at 5pm to the Office of Student Involvement.
Housing and Residence Life, Multicultural Success Center & Whitney Social Justice Fund