Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of techies_of_color


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Aug 24, 2010, 3:10:08 PM (9 years ago)
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Mallory Knodel
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    112112Mentor Role
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    114 The mentor is the living response to a call being made by many activists, particularly within the Climate Control movement, to "take responsibility and give back". Progressive white techies know they have been privileged over activists of color and, for the most part, want to respond by turning that around.
     114The mentor is the living response to a call being made by many activists, particularly within the Climate Control movement, to "take responsibility and give back". Progressive white techies know they have been privileged over activists of color and, for the most part, want to respond by turning that around. Mentors will be expected to engage in anti-racist development and pedagogical accountability as participants in the institute.
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    116116The mentor's role is to guide the mentee through the curriculum, provide all technical support and question answering needed, share all skills necessary and provide the opportunity for discussion of the social and political context for this work.