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SOCW 6051: Week 2 Journal For this Week’s Journal, complete the following activities: Part A According to section 1.05(c) Cultural Awareness and Social Diversity of the NASW (2017) Code of Ethics, "Social workers should obtain education about and seek to understand the nature of social diversity and oppression with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, and mental or physical ability." National Association of Social Workers. (2017). Code of ethics of the National Association of Social Workers . Retrieved from - Ethics-English Instructions: The table below shows a list of Social Identities. Place an X in the box to signify whether you hold privilege or lack privilege based on that identity. Then briefly explain why you identified as holding or lacking privilege. Provide a concrete example to demonstrate your understanding of privilege related to this specific identity characteristic. In the final column, provide a brief narrative about why you hold or lack privilege based on that specific identity. Your place of privilege is often determined by the perceived social group in which society places you, and privilege varies depending on the context and intersecting identities. You may hold a position of privilege with one identity, while simultaneously holding a position which lacks privilege from another identity. You will not be graded on how you self-identify. The goal is to engage in self-reflection and critical thought. You may choose not to disclose any identity. If you prefer not to state, explain which groups hold privilege based on that identity characteristic and how that affects other groups. Social Identity Hold Privilege Lack Privilege Prefer Not to State Why? Example: [Social Identity] x I identify as OR Other people identify me as ____. This identity holds [does not hold] a position of privilege in society because… In US culture, [this identity] is considered the “norm.” A specific example of the privilege [or lack of privilege] that I experience is seeing [not seeing] positive representations of people who look or believe like me in the mass media. This is a privilege [or lack of privilege] because… My experience with this identity characteristic is… Race/Ethnicity Myself, along with the majority in society, identify me as black. The black race does not hold privilege in
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X society regardless of socioeconomic status, power or education. Because of my race I often feel like I am being followed in stores. I often times find myself while shopping that I purposely make it very clear what is in my basket or hand. I refuse to let my children bring a previously bought bottle of juice or what have you in a store. I feel like I am always being watched. Just now, while at Starbucks in New Orleans, the staff member told me to take school one day at a time and it that it took his sister forever to get her bachelor’s. He appeared surprised when I told him I
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