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IJourney workshops are peer developed, peer led workshops covering a variety of topics. Facilitated by pool of trained student-facilitators, IJourney workshops explore issues of social identity, exclusion/inclusion, and being an ally. Student-faciliators with requestors to adapt, modify, or create a workshop to meet the needs of the specific groups.

Request a Workshop

You can make a workshop request by completing the Request for I-Journey Workshop form. Be prepared to share the audience/location, topic, date, and time. Workshops should be requested two weeks in advance for full consideration. For more information email tbrewste@illinois.edu.

Workshop Descriptions:

  • A Campus Divided: Who, Where, and Why We Segregate examines how and why we segregate ourselves and how we can initiate change.
  • A Nation of Immigrants: Examining Past and Present is an introduction to what immigration looks like in the US and examines how immigration impacts our campus.
  • Belief: Exploring Ways of Making Meaning facilitates discussion about different belief systems and other ways in which we make meaning in our lives.
  • Bystander Intervention: Do You Have a Responsibility? explores the benefits and challenges of bystander intervention and specific strategies you can use as a bystander.
  • Call Me by Your Name: Cultural Significance in Personal Identity facilitates discussion about cultural appropriation and why it may be difficult to identify.
  • Disable the Label: A Dialogue on Ableism examines how disability is defined and ways in which we can be better allies for disability justice.
  • Enhancing Stereotype Awareness explores the formation and perpetuation of stereotypes and how stereotypes affect our interactions with others.
  • I'm Aware: Examining Our Privilege explores how privilege impacts our lives and how it relates to our social identities.
  • Let's Talk about Sex(ism)! Tackling Gender Inequality examines what modern day sexism can look like and other issues related to gender identity.
  • Real Talk: Connecting Communities through Intercultural Communication explores how our cultural identities influence how we communicate and how to improve communication with folks from different cultures than our own.
  • Road Trip! Mapping Our Social Identities explores how our life experiences have influenced the development of our personal identities.
  • Sexual Racism: Navigating Interracial Relationships and Intimacy explores the challenges of interracial dating, both online and off.
  • Tense Waters: Navigating Political Correctness explores how political correctness affects our lives and interactions with others.

...Or perhaps you are interested in a completely different workshop. Complete the Request for I-Journey Workshop form to select one of our predesigned workshops or request a unique workshop that caters specifically to your needs.