Goal 4: Intrapersonal Intelligence Narrative

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To create an environment for engaging organic conversation that may result in students learning to:

  • transcend the stereotypes we have been taught about hair (including body hair)
  • recognize where these stereotypes come from and how they have affected us personally
  • recognize where the ideals/standards of how hair “should be” and what type of hair is “ideal” or “acceptable” come from and to challenge that ideology
  • recognize which communities are disproportionately affected by hair stereotypes
  • learn about instances of discrimination based on hair and recognize the biases deeply engrained in our culture that cause these biases
  • delve into the discrimination faced by different populations: men, women, LGBTQ, different races (particularly black hair), different religions

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