Posted on 02/12/18 by interadmin

Another Haiti

Trump’s remarks last month on immigration policy and limiting the number of immigrants from “sh*thole countries” in favor of immigrants from countries like Norway drew outrage across the nation. My parents were born in Haiti and emigrated to the United States when they were teenagers in the late seventies during...

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Posted on 01/12/18 by interadmin

Changing Places: Privilege & Identity Abroad

We talk a lot, a lot about privilege within our team. Given our expertise in privilege training in the US context, we are familiar with talking about the connection between race and poverty, police brutality against Black America, homelessness and queerness among young people, and the particular xenophobia against Latinx...

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Posted on 12/13/17 by interadmin

When the Stories Become Overwhelming

In the midst of growing public sexual assault allegations and the #metoo stories from women on social media, this sudden deluge of stories can be overwhelming. It's difficult to know what to do with them. Here are some quick tips on what administrators and students can do when they become...

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Posted on 11/8/17 by interadmin

Why Counter-Narrative Theater?

First, why theater? We get this question a lot. Theater brings to mind a space that has limited access. Even in the age of Hamilton by Lin Manuel Miranda, the audiences are still predominantly white and upper class people. Seven years ago, we started performing in a lecture hall in...

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Posted on 10/17/17 by interadmin

The Threat to Inclusion & And what we should do about it

InterAction envisions a world where all students have the opportunity to reach their full potential in their inclusive campus communities. We hope you share this vision with us. But what threatens inclusion? And how do you prepare students against that threat? First, let's take a step back. The Association of...

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