A reflective exercise making the participant aware of their own identity and how they are similar to each other.
This exercise can be ideal for a teacher or any kind of organization that deals with these topics.
Teachers are often hesitant to introduce topics such as racism, sexism, classism, or heterosexism in the classroom because their training has not prepared them to handle the issues and exchanges that may occur. This activity provides participants with an opportunity to share stories from when discussions about these topics took an unexpected turn they were unprepared to handle, then to share ideas about how to address these circumstances in the future.The participant understands differences on an individual level.
This exercise clarifies different perspectives and diversity in an instructive, clear and undramatic way when all participants have to physically show their opinion on a given dilemma.
An exercise for sharing thoughts on spiritual questions in groups and thereby create relationships across religious differences.
A pilgrimage / walk and talk where the participants get the opportunity to share their life stories.