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YOUTH WORKBOOK Name:_______________________________________ Austin, TX 78741 Email: gurc.acc@gallaudet.edu Website: www.austincc.edu/swgurc

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Table of Contents

INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT, CULTURE AWARENESS, COMMUNITY CONNECTION.

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Introduction: Breaking the Ice (6) • Wishes and Won't's (7) • Colorful YOU! (8) • What does INDIVIDUAL, CULTURE and COMMUNITY mean to you? (9) ! Lesson 1: INDIVIDUAL(11) • Your Uniqueness Makes You Valuable (12) • Qualities of a Leader (13) • “I Admire Others Who...” • “I Am Powerful When I Am...” • Prioritize (14) ! Lesson 2: CULTURE (17) • Perceptions in Cultural Differences (18) • Personal Influences (19) ! Lesson 3: COMMUNITY (21) • The Importance of Connecting (22) • Embracing Diversity (23) • Back to the Future (24) !

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BREAKING THE ICE WARMING UP WITH ONE ANOTHER.

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Wishes and Won’t's Things You Would and Wouldn’t Do. !

Write 2 Secret Ambitions: Ex: I’ve always wanted to fly a helicopter.

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Colorful YOU! Bringing YOU to the table. !

Skittles or M&M’s ? Which candy represents you the best? (Choose One!) For the amount of Skittles or M&M’s you chose, give one word for each question. ! 1.What Makes You Happy? (RED)

! 2.Your Personality Traits. (ORANGE) ! 3. What Would You Like to Learn From This Workshop? (YELLOW) ! 4.Things You Do Well (GREEN) ! 5. WILD CARD (BLUE, PURPLE, BROWN) ! !

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! What does INDIVIDUAL, CULTURE, and COMMUNITY mean to you? Sharing your perspective. !

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COMMUNITY:

CULTURE:

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Lesson 1: INDIVIDUAL Me, Myself, and I.

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Your Uniqueness Makes You Valuable Be Yourself! !

You are unique in many ways. No one else is exactly the same as you! If you value being unique, your leadership confidence will continue to grow. Use this description sheet to help remind you day to day why your uniqueness makes you valuable.

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PHYSICAL

FAMILY

APPEARANCE

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EDUCATION

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HOBBIES SKILLS

! RELIGION CULTURE

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Qualities of a Leader What are the qualities a leader needs? Who do I admire? !

Your Winning Leadership Qualities List all of the qualities that you think leaders should have. Think of someone else who has each quality. It could be a friend, relative, public figure, or someone from history. QUALITY

SOMEONE WHO HAS THE QUALITY

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____Martin Luther King, Jr._______

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“I Admire Others Who...”

“I am Powerful When I...”

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Prioritize Prioritize Qualities of a Leader. !

List 5 Qualities of a Leader from the MOST to the LEAST important.

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Lesson 2: CULTURE You, Me, Us.

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Perceptions in Cultural Differences What you see isn’t always what you think. !

LOOK, THINK, WRITE Go to each poster on the wall, and write the first thing you think of when you see the word

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HEARING

HARD OF HEARING

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Personal Influences Who influences the way you think. !

Who, in your life, influences you the most? Fill in the pie chart with the colors/ people that influence you the most, in percentages. EXAMPLE:

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Teachers

Community

Media

Other

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Lesson 3: COMMUNITY The World Around Me.

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The Importance of Connecting How connecting within your Community makes who you are. !

REFLECTION: What do you know about your connection to your community?

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! Left Hand (Self)

Right Hand (Community)

1. My strength.

1. One word to describe ‘being a deaf person.’

2. My fear.

2. What I don’t know about the deaf community, that I

3. What I hope to learn about myself. 4. One thing other people do not know about me. 5. A special interest I have.

would like to know more about. 3. A burning question... 4. What I hope to learn more about my community. 5. What I would like my community to learn more about.

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Embracing Diversity Understanding diversity within in your COMMUNITY. !

The word ‘Diversity’ is often unrecognized. A dialogue about diversity raises awareness in embracing our differences as an individual within a community.

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Back to the Future Thinking back on your first experience with Diversity in your COMMUNITY. !

Draw a picture of yourself at the age you first discovered that you are different.

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REFERENCES ! Images: www.thenounproject.com www.google.com Several Incorporated/Modified Activities: Meyerson, H. (2002). Today’s teens - tomorrow’s leaders. Dallas, TX. The Confidence Center. Lambert, J. & Myers, S. (2009). The Diversity Training Activity Book: 50 Activities for Promoting Communication and Understanding at Work. AMACOM. Chicago, IL & LaJolla, CA.

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