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Workshop 2: You Are How You've Lived: Exploring Individual and Group Identity

Workshop 2: You Are How You've Lived: Exploring Individual and Group Identity
Workshop 2: You Are How You've Lived: Exploring Individual and Group Identity

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  • I sometimes find myself "examining my identity" as other people examine their conscience ... I scour my memory to find as many ingredients...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 10 Activity 1: The Postcard Exercise 25 Activity 2: Naming your Identity 20 Activity 3: Identity Map and Identity...
  • Read aloud or silently the poem by Rev. Alicia Roxanne Forde which is included as the opening reading for the workshop. What words and...
  • Materials for Activity Worship table or designated space Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED/battery-operated candle List of this workshop'...
  • Materials for Activity Postcards or photos cut from magazines with images of people or human activity, one for each pair of participants...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Participant journals or paper, and pens/pencils Preparation for Activity Set out paper...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Cummings' Identity Map and Worksheet Pens/pencils Preparation for Activity Copy Handout 1 for...
  • Materials for Activity Participant journals or paper, and pens/pencils Description of Activity Distribute paper and writing implements...
  • Materials for Activity Taking It Home Leader Resource 1, Mattering Preparation for Activity Copy Taking It Home for all participants...
  • I sometimes find myself "examining my identity" as other people examine their conscience ... I scour my memory to find as many ingredients...
  • The Identity Map was created by Rev. Dr. Monica L. Cummings, influenced by the work of Pamela A. Hays. Some of our values, beliefs, and...
  • Originally written anonymously by a gay high school student and adapted for this exercise. Mattering My father asked if I am gay I asked,...
  • The UUA Multicultural Growth & Witness staff group offers resources, curricula, trainings, and tools to help Unitarian Universalist...

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