Exploring social identity

Here we explore what determines the outcomes of our governmental, economic and social systems. We can start with an appreciation of the complexity of social identities, those generic and inadequate constructions that are usually contrived, conflicting, and forced upon ourselves and others. Too often they contribute to unrealistic and antiquated mental frameworks. Here are tools we have found beneficial in reshaping our thinking. New tools are being developed all the time, and we’ll do our best to update these resources regularly, as this is a consequential and dynamic subject.

* Sections of this pathway remain under construction as we continue to add resources and tools to the field guide. If you have a link or tool to share, please email us at research@upwithcommunity.org and we’ll check it out.


Giving thanks: We share these resources in gratitude to all of our teachers and with appreciation for the value they have brought us. The field guide is a living resource that we are consistently adding to. We receive no payment or kickbacks for sharing. Access and use of these resources should be done at one’s own discretion. If you see a resource you like, we encourage you to reach out to the author.

Have a resource to add? We are always looking to expand the resources we can share. If you have a tool/resource/link you would like to share with UWC and its partners, please email us: research@upwithcommunity.org.

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