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Mission Team Six Global & Cultural Equality 2021-2022

About Us Our Vision A growing awareness of the complexities of globalization and worldwide inequality Our Mission To provide learning, service, advocacy, and networking opportunities that push boundaries and enact long-lasting change for a more equitable future Topics We Covered ★ Structural violence/racism ★ Intersectionality ★ Refugee resettlement

Emma Strouse

Savannah Burnham

Arielle Moosman

Kelly Donohue

Rachel Lee

Allison Hale

Andrea Soto

Efren Trejo Pantaleon

Ashley Rivera

Kyla Cassler

Learning 4 out of 4 completed

Webinar: What is the Future of Afghanistan? When: August 19, 2021 Who: ASU Center on the Future of War ●

Main takeaways: ○ Those who worked for a better Afghanistan have been left behind ○ Failure of policy and reporting ○ Negotiation process led by third-party actor, like the UN, rather than U.S. would have been better Counted as civil-mil event

Webinar: Dispelling Myths of Critical Race Theory When: August 24, 2021 Who: ASU Project Humanities ● ●

A discussion of CRT Main takeaways: ○ Most individuals unaware of what CRT truly is ○ CRT is about systemic racism, not about individuals who have prejudices ○ Discomfort felt from CRT gives evidence for the systemic privilege of whiteness

Movie Night: “Moxie” When: Oct. 29, 2021 Who: MT 4 + 6 ●

Watched the Netflix film Moxie and discussed how well (or not so well) the movie represented intersectionality Gave a presentation on intersectionality and discussed how it can inform discussions of race, concluding that the movie could have done more to embody the true meaning of term Counted as culture event

Pupusas Cooking Demo When: Mar. 11, 2022 ● ●

Led by Efren and his mother Made pupusas from scratch and talked about their cultural significance Received funding for ingredients through NGSC grant Counted as culture event

Networking 2 out of 3 completed

Revamping Instagram Account ●

A space for mission team members to share their interests and activities with the rest of NGSC Much more active this year, posting about every event and providing recaps Successful outcome: communicated with many NGSC members about our events, increasing engagement

Movie Night: “Moxie” When: Oct. 29, 2021 Who: MT 4 + 6 ● ●

Collaboration with MT 4: Racial & LGBTQ+ Equality Discussed the importance of intersectionality, touching on race, gender, sexuality, disability, socioeconomic status, and more Students connected with each other on their experiences with intersectionality and what steps can be taken in the future

Service 2 out of 2 completed

The Welcome to America Project When: September 29, 2021 Who: WTAP ● ●

First chance for our team to meet new members in person Learned what goes into preparing a home for a refugee family Sorted through donations to provide refugee families with suitable items to add to their household

New Roots: CamelBackyard When: November 11, 2021 Who: International Rescue Committee ●

Learned about their aquaponics greenhouse

Removed weeds and other dead plants to make room for more gardening beds Refugee, asylee, and immigrant families achieve food security, self sufficiency, and economic empowerment through access to nutritious food, growing spaces, and education

Advocacy 0 out of 1 completed

4-3-2-1 Requirements 8 out of 10 completed

Great Resources ● Webinars ○ ASU Project Humanities ○ ASU School of Politics & Global Studies

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