Cultural Literacy & Social Justice ELE
This ELE challenges students to become engaged, responsible members of society who understand their own privileges and respect the experiences of others. Students may complete this ELE by:
- double majoring/minoring in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies; African & African-American Studies; Latino/Latina Studies; or Law and Society;
- participating in a diversity-oriented scholars program (e.g., McNair Scholars, Emerging Scholars, Adidas Leadership Scholars Program, Multicultural Scholars Program, or the Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Program);
- participating in a cultural literacy workshop (e.g., Colors of KU); or,
- becoming a cultural literacy trainer for an on-campus program (e.g., Safe Zone or the Office of Multicultural Affairs).
Reflection Question: How has this experience enhanced your education? In answering this question, please pay particular attention to the ways that this experience forced you to evaluate your privileges and rethink the nature of your engagement in your community (e.g., locally, nationally, or globally).