So that they need explain to you a number of posts to get to which job-in a position place
So that they must run-through a lot of content to arrive at this jobs-in a position lay
You’ve understood that it’s a distinct set of individuals that organized and implemented policy that had an impact on you and people that came before you and your community, and therefore that you know that you can be one of the people who actually corrects for that. It’s like, one, we’re going to give language to your lived experience. When we teach in our units terms like microaggression, or implicit bias, what that’s doing to… or intersectionality, what that’s doing for a young person is like, it’s validating the things that they have already lived. It’s like, huh, I like that. I experienced something…
So they need certainly to tell you plenty of articles to help you can so it employment-in a position lay
The way that racism works in our society is like the way gaslighting works. Like, oh no, no, you didn’t really experience that, it’s a [inaudible ] of your imagination. It’s like, no, here is our a set of scholars who so closely identify with this experience that you have, that they have created a set of terms to more help to help us more precisely identify with them when they come up in the world, so that you can note it in your lived experience. So one, it’s real, this thing that you’re dealing with. And then two, to orient them in the world the set of leaders who have created structures to help them see themselves as leaders and change agents for these things.
So that they have to run through enough posts so you can get to it employment-in a position place
And so when you walk into that engineering pod, we know, because of the state of the industry, you will like to be the only Black woman [inaudible ]. Here’s a set of terms that are going to describe some experiences that you have. One, you can come back to your community, and we can talk about these together, because we have a set of shared language. But two, for the past year, every single day, you have had a bunch of really smart, loving, caring, people, breathing life into you, and sharing how much we believe that you are going to be a part of the solution to this thing, that your very existence just adds value to that team, they’re better because you’re there, and you’re going to be a part of changing that culture for the better for you and for the people that come after you.
Up to now, easily walk into a-room at my college, I’m able to say with full confidence which you the was while making $a hundred,000 or more from inside the 7 weeks
Yeah. That’s really powerful. A term that comes to mind for me is job-ready. So it’s one thing for a certain population to be job-ready, it’s another thing for your population that you’re serving. The things you have to do is just more and different to get them job-ready. Because the employer, at the end of the day, needs them to produce, needs them to lead, and you’re giving them all the tools, not just, okay, I’ve got the salary, but to be successful there, and, like you’re saying, even going farther than that, to change the culture in the right direction. The level of maturity that these folks have to go through must be tremendous. In my company, we’re learning some of the lessons and realities that you’re talking about, at a much… not in college, a much later date in the process. Really powerful.