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South High School Race 2 Justice Day 2018

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS
 

Culture Workshops

  1. Hookup Culture: How an Entire Generation Has Each Other Messed Up

Hookup culture has taken over dating and promotes sexual double standards. How does it affect us and our lives? Southwest Educate Ya Self members touch on stigmas that come with hookup culture.

Led by: Kat Lochen and Honi Yusuf, Southwest High School

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 126
 

  1. What Does Racism Have to do with Capitalism?

We will explore the different layers and levels of racism through a root cause analysis and identify its connections to our economic and political system; capitalism

Led by: Cliff Martin and Theo Hoffrenning, Young People’s Action Coalition

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS  2 3 and 4 ROOM 120
 

  1. Asian Americans: Oppressed or Oppressors?

(Featuring free snacks from United Noodle!) From the Chinese Exclusion Act to Dr. Dao Asian American oppression has been a contentious topic in American culture. This session will feature a guided discussion and mini lecture dedicated to exploring the variety of ways Asian American oppression manifests in today’s world, including but not limited to; the model minority myth, immigrant xenophobia, the fetishization of Asian American women and feminization of Asian American men. We will also discuss how Asian Americans are complicit in or commit acts of racism and how we can work together to stop all forms of oppression.

Led by: Marie Stebbings and Ben Phi
 

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 256

  1. Navigation vs. Assimilation: POC Identities in a White Dominated World

We'll be inviting people to join us in a conversation about what assimilation is, our own experiences and of assimilation, its adverse effects, and how to build and support a world where people are not forced to assimilate, but rather are able to define themselves and navigate/influence dominant society.

Led by: Shona Kramer-LaBorde, Lulu Ryan-Senna, Lydia Zupanc, Young People’s Action Coalition

SOUTH STUDENT AND COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 255
 

  1. The Realities of Mental Illness

This workshop will be a discussion about mental illness, it’s depiction in media and schools, and the reality.

Led by: Audrey Jenkins and Gitzie Simonson

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 254
 

  1. Timeline of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

We will be going through the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in chronological order and explaining the situation and implications of this conflict.

Led by: Omar Ceesay, Southwest High School Educate Ya Self!

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 250
 

  1. Political Tinder: Swipe Right(wing)?

Tired of Trump’s tweets, Tomi Lahren, and your uncles racist Facebook posts? In this workshop we’ll be exploring how we got here, the rise of hardline conservatism in young people, and what this could mean for the future.

Led by: Billie Forester and Isabel Peterson, Minnesota High School Democrats

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 257
 

  1. Philosophy of Race

We will be looking at race through a philosophical platonian lens.

Led by: Max Rabidue

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 252
 

  1. LGBTQA+ Rights Around the World

This workshop will talk about different countries all around the world and the wide variety of LGBT+ rights or lack thereof. The focus is on smaller and poorer countries as well as North and South American countries.

Led by: AJ Nelson, Southwest High School GSA

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 242
 

  1. Exploring Trauma in the Child Welfare System

Lucina Kayee from MY Generation will work with us to help examine the child welfare system as a system rooted in the oppression of Black, Brown, and Native American bodies, from slavery to present day legislation. We will re-establish our understanding of child protection to include its anti-black roots and direct link to the prison system.

Led by: Lucina Kayee, MY Generation

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 239
 

  1. The Importance of Accessible Birth Control

In the workshop we would give facts and statistics about different reasons for birth control use, why accessibility to birth control isn't optional, and the effects of lessened accessibility to birth control based on economic statuses.

Led by: Vivian Spitzer and Eleanore Hunt

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 258
 

  1. Are You a Culture Vulture?

Harding High School students will present a glimpse into pop culture examples of cultural appropriation. This session will include open discussions about personal experiences with cultural appropriation in the everyday lives of students. We will discuss definitions
of cultural appropriation and other related terms, as well as present a broad variety of cultures that may be appropriated.

Led by: Harding High School Dare to Be Real Students

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 319
 

  1. Consent

Teaching about consent and examining how race and consent are related.

Led by: Tyler, Reya, and Claire

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 253
 

  1. Welcome to All Nations!

We would like to show students what we do in All Nations on a daily basis like our core english and social studies class. As well as our cultural aspect of learning, beading, language and traditional arts.

Led by: Lecia Mata, Christian Freed, Gloria Olmeda, and Dylan Halberg

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 134
 

  1. Black Girls Rock!

Conversations about how African American girls work to create positive self images, lanes and ideas of beauty, despite what media outlets and others portray.

Led by: Ms. Felicia Sherrod, Social Justice Education Movement

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 224

 

  1. Transracial: Fact or Fiction?

A workshop that discusses the legitimacy of transracial individuals and explores the social construct of race

Led by: Rudy Meyer, Southwest High School

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 and 3 ROOM 245
 

  1. Why are our Minneapolis Public Schools still Segregated?

After we learn the basic history of the Minneapolis Public Schools, we will be connecting the past to the present in order to explain the inequity and segregation within our school system. We will then move to possible solutions to the racial and economic issues via group discussion.

Led by: Ophelia Washington and Klara Foss

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 and 3 ROOM 232
 

  1. Being Underrepresented: A look at our culture and the effects it has on POC

We will look into being underrepresented in media and how that ties into common stereotypes.

Led by: Aviva Milgrom, Kiizh Erdrich, and Marco Hunt, Breck School

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 128
 

  1. Parks and Power: Building Power for Racial Justice at the Local Level

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is the largest property holder in the city of Minneapolis and manages a 100 million dollar budget of public money every year and its own police force. Traditionally the MPRB has been an overwhelmingly white organization and has reflected the values of white supremacist dominant society. Parks and Power is working to transform the MPRB and organize for Racial and Economic justice in MPLS parks. In November, 2017, 6 new park commissioners were elected, leaving us with the most diverse and progressive Park Board ever. Come to this workshop to get plugged into our current organizing campaigns to fight Gentrification, abolish the police and invest in neighborhood park programs.

Led by: Jack Virden, Parks and Power

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSION 1 ROOM 203
 

  1. Islamophobia

This workshop will discuss what Islam is and what Islamophobia is.

Led by: Qurina Slayhi, South MSA Advisor

TEACHER LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 228
 

  1. RadAzn History: Then and Now

Through group activities and conversations, participants will learn more about Asian American history and how their personal stories fit into that greater fabric.

Led by: May Esperanza Losloso and Cristeta Boarini

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 241
 

  1. Building a Police Free Future

MPD150 is a community-based initiative challenging the narrative that police exist to protect and serve. This workshop will be about sharing some of the group's research (on the 150-year history of the MPLS Police Department), but then also asking participants for their expertise-- what might a police-free future look like? What will it take to get there?

Led by:  Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, MPD150

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 AND 4 ROOM 229
 

  1. 1.5 Generation

Participants will engage in dialogue regarding being raised by traditional immigrant parents and navigating dating, religion, sexuality, and race.

Led by: Johnson High Leaders

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 251
 

Art Workshops
 

  1. Semiotics: Propaganda, Conditioning & Revolution

This workshop will explore the ways semiotics is used to subtly implant ideas into your mind, and sway your beliefs without you even knowing it, as well as how it can be harnessed to increase the impact of your movement.

Led by: Wilden Weihn

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1, 2, 3, and 4 ROOM 219
 

  1. Dance Activism

Interactive class with movement, presentation, and discussion on the history of dance as a political act.

Led by: Olivia Mahedy

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 and 3 ROOM 200- THE DANCE ROOM
 

  1. Whitewashing Theatre? No Thanks.

Don't whitewash theater, whitewash jeans. There's no reason that Broadway should be bound for white-ness. This is an interactive workshop that will explore racism in Theater and Film, and will expose discriminatory casting processes. We aren't you average theater kids and we promise not to break out in song. Come learn about some really rad theater WOC!

Led by: Hema Patel, Mia Romsaas, and Firdowsa, Southwest High School

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 203
 

  1. Why Healing Justice is Racial Justice: Exploring Healing through Meditation, Poetry, and Sound

This workshop, led by Lula Saleh, will utilize various modalities to explore the concept of healing, and how healing and self-care can be understood and practiced. Often, in racial justice organizing, there are few frameworks for talking about healing and self-care. This session will explore the intersections of healing, radical self-care and justice work, through a combination of poetry, guided meditation, exploring deep breathing and sensations in the body, dialogue, and exploration of sound as a form of healing.  

Led by: Lula Saleh

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 237
 

  1. Speak the Unspoken

Perform poems of your own and get creative criticism along; learn the importance behind an original poem and steps on how to write some great poems of your own. Have fun !!

Led by: Qalid Hussein and Darius Stone

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 AND 4 ROOM 202
 

  1. “Simon Says”

A high energy, out-of-your-seat, old-school game that explores and challenges students’ understanding of ‘Who is the Simon in our lives?’ when it comes to racial justice issues they care about.

Led by: Tabitha Montgomery, Cori Lin, and Grace Berke, Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 204
 

  1. Who Are You: Bringing Our Full Selves to Activism

This workshop explores the ways in which our identities intersect and how we bring those identities to the spaces we're in. The facilitator will help attendees understand their self perception in relation to how their peers perceive them through different activities. Asma will also  give attendees tools to build authentic relationships with their peers using their newfound understanding of their intersecting identities.

Led by: Asma Mohammed, Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ` ROOM 221

 

  1. All Power to the Students

This writing workshop will interrogate the notion of power as it relates to education, self advocacy in the classroom, and the larger formula of what is deemed as "success" in the education system. Participants will explore the differences between schooling and education.  We will dialog and reflect on spoken word pieces and literary work that touch on the true vocation of education and critiquing/shifting society. We will dive into the intersections of education, social justice and leadership as well as  the importance of critical thinking and self scholarship.  
We will also spend time discussing what it means to prepare young people to not adapt to the world but to challenge the world with their intellect, courage and unique voice. We will be contextualizing all art brought in to the current times and dialogue on its relevance inside current America. Participants will also spend some time creating and sharing their own poetic work.

Led by: Shentoria Monaye. BlackTableArt

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS  4 ROOM 245
 

  1. Spoken Word Cypher/Skill-Share

Rather than a formal "workshop," this session is conceptualized as a participatory space in which we can all share some ideas and expertise around the topic of where art intersects with racial justice work. What makes a poem about racial justice "work?" What are some good practices when trying to create work that moves people? Let's build.

Led By: Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, TruArtSpeaks

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 229
 

  1. Hip Hop and Mental Health

We will be analyzing how the world hip hop handles the topic of mental health. We will also analyze how the mental health concerns of black folks is treated differently than other people.

Led by: Ray Johnson Jensen and Antoine Ferguson

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 223
 

  1. Rotten Tomatoes: The Evolution of Feminist Film Theory

Grab some popcorn and prepare to dive into the world of film through a feminist lens. Explore the works of Tarantino and Audrey Hepburn alike and discover the relevance of film in activism as well as in pop culture.

Led by: Natashia Otiso

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 220
 

  1. Christianity’s Solution to Injustice

Emmett. King. Oscar. Trayvon. Eric. Philando. Jordan. Rice. Sandra.  What do they all have in common? They were all victims of injustice. What answer do we ultimately have in our pursuit of justice? In the midst of many voices vying for the platform is there any philosophy, ideology, movement, or religion that can guarantee justice for every wrong ever incurred? Join us for this workshop as we consider how the story of Christianity  provides a holistic justice that will wipe away every tear and one day right every wrong.

Led by: Lewis Guest, Jubilee Community Church

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 237
 

  1. Stories of Forgotten Immigrant Communities

Minneapolis and St. Paul have a rich history of immigrant neighborhoods that have since been destroyed, scattered, torn down, or literally burned to the ground. What do these stories from the past tell us about the future?

Led by: Corbin Doty

SOUTH TEACHER LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 210
 

  1. Journalism’s Role in Democracy and Social Justice

Discussing journalism’s role in democracy and social justice

Led by: Eleanor, Sophie, and Phoenix, The Southwest Anchor

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 235
 

  1. Not Dead White Men: Queer People of Color Throughout History

Are you interested in learning about influential historical figures besides dead white men? Come for a lesson and discussion on significant queer people of color in the U.S. from 100 years ago to today and why their stories are relevant. We’ll also talk about methods to start dialogue with your teachers about incorporating inclusive history curriculum in the everyday classroom.

Led by: Addie Welch and Gabi Estrada, Macalester College

FORMER SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 227
 

  1. Queer Youth Homelessness and the Infamous T

This workshop will how the documentary The Infamous T about Minneapolis LGBTQ  youth going through homelessness, made locally, and talk about intersectionality within homelessness.

Led by: Raquel (Rocki) Simões, Avenues for Homeless Youth

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 233/234- BLACK BOX
 

Action Workshops

  1. White Fragility

White folks are sensitive or uncomfortable when others are talking about race based issues, the workshop would be recognizing this as well as ways to move around it

Led by: Isra Hersi

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 and 3 ROOM 317
 

  1. Line 3 Crisis!

This workshop will discuss what Line 3 is, who it will affect, where it will be, and what implications pipelines have for everyone.

Led by: Abdoulie Ceesay, Southwest High School

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 318
 

  1. Looking Back & Now What: For Racial Justice Leaders

This workshop is designed to take a look back at a timeline of your racial justice leadership as young people. What did you do? What did you learn? Did you do what you set out to do? What comes next? Note: The last workshop is specifically for students who were in SUSOSH as freshman/sophomores (and are now juniors/seniors).

Led by: Abby Rombalski and Fanta Diallo, University of Minnesota

FORMER SOUTH STUDENT,COMMUNITY EXPERT LED     SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 319
 

  1. Energy Democracy and Environmental Justice

The energy that powers a cellphone, computer, lights, heat, AC has a story. It is critical that we understand and decide what that story be if we are to address economic and racial inequality and the mental/physical state of our communities. Come learn about what currently powers your community, and where we might go from here.

Led by: Alice Madden and Marcus Mills, Community Power

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 330

 

  1. Urban Solution to Pollution

Within this workshop students and participants will walk through the herstory of East Phillips, challenging environmental racism and the divestment of immigrant indigenous, communities of color,  by focusing on the IBPOC youth voice and cultural and social resistance in South Minneapolis.

Led by: Jose Luis Villasenor, Tamales y Bicicletas

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 320
 

  1. Growth Mindset: What Motivates a Student to Try Hard or be Resilient?

Why are some students more motivated and others are not? What motivates a student to try hard? Why are some students more resilient in the face of challenges while others are not? Why do some students when facing setbacks persist while others give up? Answer: Mindset. What is a Mindset? Why does it matter what kind of mindset a student or an educator has? What are the consequences?
This session will show how students’ beliefs about intelligence can have a big impact on their effort, engagement, motivation and achievement. We will explore how we can help our students develop a growth mindset… The foundation to better outcomes in school and beyond.

Led by: Dr. Geeta S. Vora, Vora S.E.R.V.I.C.E.

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 321
 

  1. Pod Model of Survivor Support

An alternative, liberatory way to support survivors of sexual assault that is grounded in transformative justice rather than the often re-traumatizing criminal justice system. Transformative justice is informed by police and prison abolition as well as restorative justice.

Led by: Kristen Albinson, Survivor Support Working Group of the IWW-GDC

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 312
 

  1. Co-ops for Collective Ownership and Liberation

We will talk about co-ops as a tool for economic democracy and equity, by looking at how co-ops are used around the world, the legacy of Black owned co-ops in the US, and the potential for cooperatives now.

Led by: Bailey Shatz Akin, Young People’s Action Coalition

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 310
 

  1. Biology of Skin Color

Have you ever wondered why our species has such a great variety of skin tones? Or what the biological reason for different colors is? Come to this workshop for a video and activity to get your questions answered!

Led by: Ms. Rosok

SOUTH TEACHER LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 311
 

  1. Veganism- Nonviolence and Environmentalism

Deforestation, water/soil pollution, climate change, world hunger, cancer, heart disease, water usage, species extinction, and the deaths of more than 100 billion animals annually - Come discuss how a vegan lifestyle can help solve some of our planet’s most serious problems.

Led by: Mitchell Johnson, Southwest High School

MPS TEACHER LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 339
 

  1. Ending the Minneapolis School to Prison Pipeline:  Police in Our Schools

This workshop will be a brainstorming session, with primary input from students about their experiences with SROs at schools and their imagined alternatives.
This workshop will provide an overview of the school to prison pipeline (stpp) nationally and in Minneapolis with special attention to racial disparity in suspension/expulsion and arrest at school. It will also highlight recent local attention to problems with SROs/police in Twin Cities schools and efforts to remove them. This session will seek input from students, parents and teachers/school personnel and offer a space for discussion of alternatives to police in schools, and to imagine new visions of safety that do not rely on police, and create strategies for continuing efforts toward police-free Twin City schools

Led by: Nancy A Heitzeg and William W Smith

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 and 2 ROOM 330
 

  1. Intro to Racial Justice

Members of Southwest High School’s Educate Ya Self! will give present the basics of activism and fighting for racial justice. This workshop will give students the tools to participate in organizing or joining dialogues against racism

Led by: Mo Omarl, Educate Ya Self!

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 333
 

  1. Know Your Rights When Dealing with Police

Learn your rights and how to assert them safely during street stops, traffic stops and home visits by police.

Led by: Michelle Gross, Communities Against Police Brutality

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 303
 

  1. Pipelines, Water Protectors, and Racism in the Fossil Fuel Industry

In this workshop we’ll talk about the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota. Specifically, you can learn about racism that influences pipeline routes, cultural impacts the pipelines have, the movement to fight pipelines, and more.

Led by: Sophia Manolis, Akilah Sanders-Reed, Nolan Bergland, and Mysti Babineua, Youth Climate Interveners

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 331
 

  1. Fetishiazation vs. Appropriation vs. Appreciation

Students will have empowering discussions of what is the most culturally significant to  them, how it would feel if someone stole from their culture and used it in a harmful manner. They will also learn how fetishization can have dire consequences in terms of human trafficking, and perpetuating alienating and racist beauty standards. Finally students will explain what is uplifting to them and how their ideas of uplifting compliments can be used instead of fetishizing cultures.

Led by: Noura Abukhadra

FORMER SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 329
 

  1. Microaggressions: an Interactive Discussion

Evaluating the effect of microaggressions in the classroom as well as discussing personal experiences

Led by: Vannah

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 342
 

  1. Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

I will present a presentation about what MMIW is and then will break people out into small discussion groups to have people discuss the topic and how it relates to their life, and how we can further prevent and raise awareness about MMIW

Led by: Rose Whipple

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 337

 

  1. Mixed Race Identity Exploration

This workshop centers around students who identify as Mixed Race.  The purpose of this session is to provide a safe place to explore Mixed identity.  Using Social Context Models of Racial Identity Development theory, students will explore a variety of personal, family, cultural, and environmental circumstances that shape how their racial identity has been formed so far.  Individual reflection and group sharing will shed light on the complexity of Mixed and other important intersecting identities. As a result of participation in this experiential workshop, students will understand the factors that influence racial identity, how the way you self-identify can change over time, and steps you can take to affirm your chosen identities.   

Led by: Lola Osunkoya, Neither/Both LLC

COMMUNITY EXPERT LED SESSION 1 ROOM 310
 

ROOM 331

  1. Climate Justice: Tools to End White Supremacy and Save the Earth

Learn how race, class, and the environment intersect, talk about environmental racism you see on local, national and international levels, and learn about the environmental justice movement.

Led by: South Green Tigers and Youth Climate Activists

STUDENT LED SESSIONS 3 and 4 ROOM 304
 

  1. La Vida Behind Latinos

Discussing the myths and misconceptions that people believe about Latinos.   

Led by: Milena, Deisy, Yojanly, and Richard, South Unidos

SOUTH STUDENT LED SESSION 1 2 3 and 4 ROOM 305
 

  1. Multiple Identities and Multiple Stereotypes

Students from Harding High School present their experiences with stereotypes and how identities are not always as simple as they seem. There are opportunities for students to get to know each other, share experiences, and participate in activities.   

Led by: Harding High School Dare 2 Be Real

STUDENT LED SESSION 1 and 2 ROOM 238
 

LUNCH ACTIVITIES

Art Gallery- Showcasing student art, and creating your own! ROOMS 326 A, B, and C

Voices Documentaries- MEDIA CENTER

Dance Party!- Dance and hula hoop to music in the Dance room!


Hours

RED

BLUE

GREEN

YELLOW

8:20-9:05

NORMAL 1ST PERIOD

NORMAL 1ST PERIOD

NORMAL 1ST PERIOD

NORMAL 1ST PERIOD

9:10-10:10

CULTURE

ACTION

ART

KEYNOTE- Jeremiah Ellison

10:15-11:15

KEYNOTE- Jeremiah Ellison

CULTURE

ACTION

ART

11:20-11:50

LUNCH

ACTIVITIES

KEYNOTE-

Camp Makwa


CULTURE

11:55-12:25

ACTIVITIES

LUNCH

12:30-1:00


ACTION


ART

LUNCH

ACTIVITIES

1:05-1:35

ACTIVITIES

LUNCH

1:40-2:40

ART

KEYNOTE-

Camp Makwa

CULTURE

ACTION

2:45-3:10

NORMAL 7TH PERIOD

NORMAL 7TH PERIOD

NORMAL 7TH PERIOD

NORMAL 7TH PERIOD

 

The following student films were made by South High seniors in VOICES. VOICES is an interdisciplinary Social Studies and English course taught by Laura Lanik and Delainia Haug. Seniors in this class find their voices on social justice topics, using digital media in photography, podcasting and the culminating project--documentary films.

 

FIRST LUNCH:

WORSE THAN WISCONSIN -- Why does Minnesota continue to have one of the highest achievement gaps in the country?

A Film by: Marie Olbekson, Melissa Gubrud, Rebecca Jaja, Walker Ferguson

 

REVITALIZING OUR INDIGENOUS CULTURES -- Historical trauma continues to impact well-being of Native American communities

A film by: Christian Freed & Lecia Mata

 

SECOND LUNCH:

LOSS OF CULTURE -- How do first generation Americans find balance between two cultures?

A film by: Lupe Cruz-Castro, Ana Alarcon-Gochez, Jack Xiong

 

MINNEAPOLIS LOCAL -- Benefits, challenges of small businesses

A Film By: Reya Jones, Antonio Haskell, Kyle Siewart

 

THIRD LUNCH:

REVITALIZATION OF NORTH MPLS --Putting stereotypes to rest

A Film By: Kayla Arnold, Clinton Mosley, Tahir Moghul

 

TIME'S UP--What's the impact of sexual harassment on all of us?

A Film By: Sophia Truen, Fiona Kelly, Marim Al-Hajiby, Kaila Abraham, Athena Estime

 

FOURTH LUNCH:

MISOGYNY IN HIP-HOP -- Can you consume sexist media without being sexist? Who holds us accountable?

A Film By: Oliver Elias-Churilla, Jonah Kester, Ani Pham, Aaron Hockett


REVITALIZING OUR INDIGENOUS CULTURES -- Historical trauma continues to impact well-being of Native American communities

A Film By: Christian Freed & Lecia Mata