Race Chats in the Library: Exploring Social Identity
Social identity refers to the self-concept one gets from belonging to different social groups. Apparent or assumed differences can create barriers is event is free and open to the public. Attendees will have an opportunity to share their own views and life experiences.to understanding with others. Just as group belonging can enhance our self-worth, we can cause harm by excluding others and judging people based on the groups to which they belong. The dialogue on Nov. 1 is designed to explore our own social identities and the ways belonging to specific groups can influence interaction with others.