Which groups have privilege and which are being oppressed; and how are these systems being maintained?

1. In your region or community, what are the prominent systems of oppression operating? Which groups have privilege and which are being oppressed; and how are these systems being maintained?
2. In your region or community, what are the identities that are privileged and what are the identities that are oppressed? How do you see this manifest in your life spaces?
3. How is social identity and social location operating in your spaces? Is it welcomed and engaged with explicitly? Are there ways that it remains unspoken or hidden?
4. What identities are typically represented in your spaces and what identities are not? Are there ways that some identities may not feel safe in your space? Is there anything that could help increase safety? Are there ways to be more inclusive of voices and identities that have been marginalized?
5. What does your community need to investigate and/or learn in order to make your space safer and more inclusive for people experiencing systemic oppression?

Courtesy of: https://workthatreconnects.org/power-privilege-and-oppression-topics-and-questions-for-bioregional-gatherings/

Formatting: APA format, write in first and third person; double-spaced.

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