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Tahanie Talks Back

Gigi Wong I learned about how to advocate for yourself in the face of unjust authority and how to navigate power dynamics that are related to your identity. I also learned how to empower yourself with rhetorical strategies and the understanding of how the hierarchy aims to keep white supremacy and the positioning of “othering.” […]

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[D&I] Service Learning/Advocacy: Tahanie Talks Back

Ellen Park Tahanie Talks Back was a service event presented by Cornell’s Advocacy Project. This workshop educated me about advocacy and helped me learn how to advocate for others in an articulate and powerful way. There are so many injustices that are present in the justice system of the United States that are exacerbated for […]

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Pledge Project: Letters & Posters for Campus Diversity

Niko Nguyen A few weeks after Julia Feliz’s Medium post went viral — a post that described Cornell’s discrimination against the student — the Minority ILR Student Organization and an APO PPG collaborated to host an event that promoted on-campus diversity. Specifically, the service event entailed writing letters and designing posters in support of Feliz. […]

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